Rayleigh-Wave Theory and Application: Proceedings of an International Symposium Organised by The Rank Prize Funds at The Royal Institution, London, 15-17 July, 1985

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  • ISBN-13: 9783642826238
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 12/8/2011
  • Series: Springer Series on Wave Phenomena , #2
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1985
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 376
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Table of Contents

I History.- Some Sketches of Rayleigh.- II Propagation.- Rayleigh Wave Propagation.- The Relationship Between Surface Wave Displacement and Anisotropy on Selected Crystal Structures.- On Rayleigh Waves and Related Propagating Acoustic Waves.- III Generation.- Rayleigh Wave Transducers.- Excitation, Detection and Reflexion of Rayleigh and Surface Skimming Bulk Waves.- Rayleigh Waves and Reflective Periodic Structures.- The Launching of Rayleigh Waves from Surface Point Sources.- Quantum Aspects of Rayleigh Waves: Surface- and Interface-Waves at Very High Frequencies.- Surface-Acoustic Wave Generation by Thermoelasticity.- Rayleigh Waves on Gallium Arsenide.- IV Components and Systems.- Rayleigh Wave Linear Filters.- Rayleigh Wave Resonators and Oscillators.- 1/f Noise in Rayleigh Wave Resonators and Delay Lines.- Rayleigh Wave Non-Linear Components.- Acoustoelectronic Rayleigh Wave Devices.- Systems Impact of Modern Rayleigh Wave Technology.- The Fabrication Technology of Rayleigh Wave Devices.- V Rayleigh Waves in Ultrasonic Microscopy.- Rayleigh Waves in Scanning Acoustic Microscopy.- Ultrasonic Micro-Spectroscopy via Rayleigh Waves.- VI Rayleigh Waves in Non-Destructive Testing.- NDT with Rayleigh and Optical Waves.- VII Optical Guided Waves and Rayleigh Waves.- Optical Waveguides for Application in Acousto-Optic Components.- Acoustic-Optical Interactions and Wave/Wave Scatter Processing.- Index of Contributors.

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