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Title: Resonant ultrasound spectroscopy: The essential toolbox

Abstract

Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy (RUS) is an ultrasound-based minimal-effort high-accuracy elastic modulus measurement technique. RUS as described here uses the mechanical resonances (normal modes of vibration or just modes) of rectangular parallelepiped or cylindrical specimens with a dimension of from a fraction of a millimeter to as large as will fit into the apparatus. Provided here is all that is needed so that the reader can construct and use a state-of-the-art RUS system. Included are links to open-source circuit diagrams, links to download Los Alamos National Laboratory open-source data acquisition software, links to request free analysis software, procedures for acquiring measurements, considerations on building transducers, 3-D printed stage designs, and a full mathematical explanation of how the analysis software extracts elastic moduli from resonances.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [2]; ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [1]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  2. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States); Alamo Creek Engineering, Santa Fe, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Program; USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA); National Science Foundation (NSF); State of Florida
OSTI Identifier:
1604002
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-19-28447
Journal ID: ISSN 0034-6748
Grant/Contract Number:  
89233218CNA000001; DMR-1644779
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Review of Scientific Instruments
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 90; Journal Issue: 12; Journal ID: ISSN 0034-6748
Publisher:
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy; Elastic Moduli

Citation Formats

Balakirev, Fedor Fedorovich, Ennaceur, Susan M., Migliori, Robert John, Maiorov, Boris, and Migliori, Albert. Resonant ultrasound spectroscopy: The essential toolbox. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5123165.
Balakirev, Fedor Fedorovich, Ennaceur, Susan M., Migliori, Robert John, Maiorov, Boris, & Migliori, Albert. Resonant ultrasound spectroscopy: The essential toolbox. United States. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5123165
Balakirev, Fedor Fedorovich, Ennaceur, Susan M., Migliori, Robert John, Maiorov, Boris, and Migliori, Albert. Tue . "Resonant ultrasound spectroscopy: The essential toolbox". United States. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5123165. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1604002.
@article{osti_1604002,
title = {Resonant ultrasound spectroscopy: The essential toolbox},
author = {Balakirev, Fedor Fedorovich and Ennaceur, Susan M. and Migliori, Robert John and Maiorov, Boris and Migliori, Albert},
abstractNote = {Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy (RUS) is an ultrasound-based minimal-effort high-accuracy elastic modulus measurement technique. RUS as described here uses the mechanical resonances (normal modes of vibration or just modes) of rectangular parallelepiped or cylindrical specimens with a dimension of from a fraction of a millimeter to as large as will fit into the apparatus. Provided here is all that is needed so that the reader can construct and use a state-of-the-art RUS system. Included are links to open-source circuit diagrams, links to download Los Alamos National Laboratory open-source data acquisition software, links to request free analysis software, procedures for acquiring measurements, considerations on building transducers, 3-D printed stage designs, and a full mathematical explanation of how the analysis software extracts elastic moduli from resonances.},
doi = {10.1063/1.5123165},
journal = {Review of Scientific Instruments},
number = 12,
volume = 90,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {12}
}

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