TITLE

Sound speed determination in V2O5 single crystals using laser-generated acoustic waves

AUTHOR(S)
Sigrist, Markus W.; Nánai, László
PUB. DATE
February 1985
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;2/1/1985, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p256
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The application of laser-generated acoustic waves for the determination of sound velocities in solids is reported. As an example the longitudinal sound speed along the crystallographic b axis in vanadium oxide (V[sub 2]O[sub 5]) has been measured for the first time yielding a value of 3200 ms[sup -1].
ACCESSION #
9817096

 

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