Sathish, Shamachary University of Dayton Research Institute, Dayton, Ohio.
Last reviewed:January 2020
- Scanning acoustic microscope
- Quantitative acoustic microscopy
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An instrument that utilizes focused acoustic waves to produce images of surface and subsurface features in materials, and to measure elastic properties on a microscopic scale. It has been used to image and measure local elastic properties in metals, ceramics, semiconductor integrated circuits, polymeric materials, and biological materials including individual cells.
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