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Title: Photoacoustic effect generated by moving optical sources: Motion in one dimension

Abstract

Although the photoacoustic effect is typically generated by pulsed or amplitude modulated optical beams, it is clear from examination of the wave equation for pressure that motion of an optical source in space will result in the production of sound as well. In this work, the properties of the photoacoustic effect generated by moving sources in one dimension are investigated. The cases of a moving Gaussian beam, an oscillating delta function source, and an accelerating Gaussian optical sources are reported. The salient feature of one-dimensional sources in the linear acoustic limit is that the amplitude of the beam increases in time without bound.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [1]
  1. Brown Univ., Providence, RI (United States). Dept. of Chemistry
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Brown Univ., Providence, RI (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1469585
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1243146
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0001082; SC000108
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of Applied Physics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 119; Journal Issue: 12; Journal ID: ISSN 0021-8979
Publisher:
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; photoacoustic effects; generalized functions; acoustic waves; partial differential equations; wave forms; linear acoustics; sound production technology; speed of sound; optical sources; geometrical optics

Citation Formats

Bai, Wenyu, and Diebold, Gerald J. Photoacoustic effect generated by moving optical sources: Motion in one dimension. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4944648.
Bai, Wenyu, & Diebold, Gerald J. Photoacoustic effect generated by moving optical sources: Motion in one dimension. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4944648.
Bai, Wenyu, and Diebold, Gerald J. Thu . "Photoacoustic effect generated by moving optical sources: Motion in one dimension". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4944648. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1469585.
@article{osti_1469585,
title = {Photoacoustic effect generated by moving optical sources: Motion in one dimension},
author = {Bai, Wenyu and Diebold, Gerald J.},
abstractNote = {Although the photoacoustic effect is typically generated by pulsed or amplitude modulated optical beams, it is clear from examination of the wave equation for pressure that motion of an optical source in space will result in the production of sound as well. In this work, the properties of the photoacoustic effect generated by moving sources in one dimension are investigated. The cases of a moving Gaussian beam, an oscillating delta function source, and an accelerating Gaussian optical sources are reported. The salient feature of one-dimensional sources in the linear acoustic limit is that the amplitude of the beam increases in time without bound.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4944648},
journal = {Journal of Applied Physics},
issn = {0021-8979},
number = 12,
volume = 119,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {3}
}

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