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  • Vol. 41, Iss. 19 — Jul. 1, 2002
  • pp: 4039–4041

Techniques for coherent phonon excitation and stimulated Brillouin scattering

Hsiung Hsu, Stephen Wanuga, Stephen W. Tehon, Tong-ning Li, and Yue Xu  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 41, Issue 19, pp. 4039-4041 (2002)

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The basic principle of a rotating chisel-shaped phonon coupling and detection probe, believed to be novel, is presented for the measurement of coherent phonon propagation and interaction characteristics.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(040.0040) Detectors : Detectors
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5890) Nonlinear optics : Scattering, stimulated
(290.5830) Scattering : Scattering, Brillouin
(290.5900) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Brillouin

Hsiung Hsu, Stephen Wanuga, Stephen W. Tehon, Tong-ning Li, and Yue Xu, "Techniques for coherent phonon excitation and stimulated Brillouin scattering," Appl. Opt. 41, 4039-4041 (2002)

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