Advances in Acoustic Microscopy: Volume 2 / Edition 1

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Volume 2 in this key series reviews the newest applications and techniques related to high resolution acoustic imaging. Chapters describe uses of the acoustic microscope in semiconductor research; a phase-sensitive acoustic microscope; and applications of digital time-reversal mirrors, among other topics. The text is illustrated with 275 halftones, line drawings, and tables. Like its predecessor, this new volume is an invaluable resource for researchers in engineering, materials science, physics, and biology who wish to learn about developments in this burgeoning field.

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Editorial Reviews

Presents applications and techniques relating to high-resolution acoustic imaging, though also including applications in which the highest attainable resolution is not necessary, but only the ability to penetrate opaque layers. Covers characterizing electronic components, high-frequency medical imaging, the interaction of acoustic waves with solid surfaces, scanning ultrasonic microscopy with phase contrast, and ultrasonic focusing with time reversal mirrors. Assumes a knowledge of the basic principles of acoustics and the techniques of acoustic microscopy. Includes several pages of color plates. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
From the Publisher
'An outstanding work.'
The Journal of Scanning Microscopies, January 1998

'Very well written and illustrated...the subjects selected are of major importance and...the editors (and the authors) have perfomed an outstanding work in presenting in the same volume both fundamental studies and medical or industrial applications.'
Scanning, 1998

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306453441
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 11/28/1996
  • Series: Advances in Acoustic Microscopy Series, #2
  • Edition description: 1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 9.14 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Table of Contents

Characterization of Electronic Components by Acoustic Microscopy; G. Pfannschmidt. Interaction of Acoustic Waves with Solid Surfaces; Y. Tsukahara, et al. Scanning Acoustic Microscopy with Phase Contrast; W. Grill, et al. Ultrasonic Focusing with Time Reversal Mirrors; M. Fink, C. Prada.

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