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Title: Apparatus and methods for probing a material as a function of depth using depth-dependent second harmonic generation

Abstract

A method for non-invasively probing at least one physics property of a solid material. In one embodiment, the method has the steps of splitting a photon beam into a first photon beam and a second photon beam, exposing the solid material to the first photon beam to generate a coherent acoustic phonon wave in the solid material at time t, and exposing the solid material to the second photon beam at a time t+Δt, where t+Δt≥t, to generate corresponding second harmonic generation signals, where from the corresponding second harmonic generation signals, the at least one physics property of the solid material is determinable.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1568669
Patent Number(s):
10,371,668
Application Number:
15/324,100
Assignee:
Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-99ER45781
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 07/13/2015
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Garnett, Joy, Krzyzanowska, Halina, and Tolk, Norman H. Apparatus and methods for probing a material as a function of depth using depth-dependent second harmonic generation. United States: N. p., 2019. Web.
Garnett, Joy, Krzyzanowska, Halina, & Tolk, Norman H. Apparatus and methods for probing a material as a function of depth using depth-dependent second harmonic generation. United States.
Garnett, Joy, Krzyzanowska, Halina, and Tolk, Norman H. Tue . "Apparatus and methods for probing a material as a function of depth using depth-dependent second harmonic generation". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1568669.
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abstractNote = {A method for non-invasively probing at least one physics property of a solid material. In one embodiment, the method has the steps of splitting a photon beam into a first photon beam and a second photon beam, exposing the solid material to the first photon beam to generate a coherent acoustic phonon wave in the solid material at time t, and exposing the solid material to the second photon beam at a time t+Δt, where t+Δt≥t, to generate corresponding second harmonic generation signals, where from the corresponding second harmonic generation signals, the at least one physics property of the solid material is determinable.},
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