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Title: Laser ultrasonic multi-component imaging

Abstract

Techniques for ultrasonic determination of the interfacial relationship of multi-component systems are discussed. In implementations, a laser energy source may be used to excite a multi-component system including a first component and a second component at least in partial contact with the first component. Vibrations resulting from the excitation may be detected for correlation with a resonance pattern indicating if discontinuity exists at the interface of the first and second components.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Federal Way, WA
  2. Des Moines, WA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (Idaho Falls, ID)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1012772
Patent Number(s):
7,876,453
Application Number:
US patent applicaiton 12/017,726
Assignee:
The Boeing Company (Chicago, IL); Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (Idaho Falls, ID) IDO
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-05ID14517
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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Citation Formats

Williams, Thomas K, and Telschow, Kenneth. Laser ultrasonic multi-component imaging. United States: N. p., 2011. Web.
Williams, Thomas K, & Telschow, Kenneth. Laser ultrasonic multi-component imaging. United States.
Williams, Thomas K, and Telschow, Kenneth. Tue . "Laser ultrasonic multi-component imaging". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1012772.
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