Dynamics of a polymer shock optical microgauge studied by picosecond coherent Raman spectroscopy

Hare, David E.; Franken, Jens
December 1994
Applied Physics Letters;12/12/1994, Vol. 65 Issue 24, p3051
Academic Journal
Examines the dynamic frequency shifts of a polymer thin layer compressed by a laser driven shock wave using picosecond coherent Raman spectroscopy (ps CARS). Calibration of the optical microgauge shock response; Peak shock pressure measured at two nanosecond response time; Effectiveness of ps CARS optical gauges in measuring shock induced chemical reactions.


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