High-sensitivity laser probe for photothermal measurements

Fanton, J. T.; Kino, G. S.
July 1987
Applied Physics Letters;7/13/1987, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p66
Academic Journal
A high-sensitivity interferometric laser probe has been developed to detect thermally generated surface displacements. Shot-noise-limited detection has been achieved with the use of inexpensive semiconductor lasers.


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