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Title: Narrow band photoacoustic lamb wave generation for nondestructive testing using candle soot nanoparticle patches

Abstract

The generation of ultrasonic surface waves with a photoacoustic-laser-source has become useful for the noncontact nondestructive testing and evaluation (NDT&E) of materials and structures. In this work, a hybrid ultrasound based NDT&E method is proposed based on the photoacoustic-laser-source as a noncontact Lamb wave generator by incorporating a line-arrayed patterned candle soot nanoparticle-polydimethylsiloxane (CSNPs-PDMS) patch as the signal amplifier and with a narrow bandwidth. The CSNP-PDMS composite has been investigated as the functional patch for its laser energy absorption efficiency, fast thermal diffusion, and large thermoelastic expansion capabilities. The signal amplitude (in mW) from the CSNP-PDMS patch exhibits 2.3 times higher amplitude than the no patch condition and a narrower bandwidth than other conditions. Furthermore, improvement in the sensitivity is also achieved through the selection of the aluminum nitride sensing system. The overall combination of the Lamb wave generation and receiver-sensing system in this study is found to be very promising for a broad range of noncontact NDT&E applications.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [2];  [2]; ORCiD logo [2]
  1. Korea Military Academy, Seoul (South Korea); North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC (United States)
  2. North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Nuclear Energy (NE)
OSTI Identifier:
1613956
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1560263
Grant/Contract Number:  
NE0008708
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Applied Physics Letters
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 115; Journal Issue: 10; Journal ID: ISSN 0003-6951
Publisher:
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; Physics; Lamb waves; Wave mechanics; Ultrasonic surface waves; Nondestructive testing techniques; Amplifiers; Ultrasound; Acoustic transducers; Nitrides; Nanoparticles; Polymers

Citation Formats

Kim, Taeyang, Chang, Wei-Yi, Kim, Howuk, and Jiang, Xiaoning. Narrow band photoacoustic lamb wave generation for nondestructive testing using candle soot nanoparticle patches. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5100292.
Kim, Taeyang, Chang, Wei-Yi, Kim, Howuk, & Jiang, Xiaoning. Narrow band photoacoustic lamb wave generation for nondestructive testing using candle soot nanoparticle patches. United States. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5100292
Kim, Taeyang, Chang, Wei-Yi, Kim, Howuk, and Jiang, Xiaoning. Mon . "Narrow band photoacoustic lamb wave generation for nondestructive testing using candle soot nanoparticle patches". United States. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5100292. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1613956.
@article{osti_1613956,
title = {Narrow band photoacoustic lamb wave generation for nondestructive testing using candle soot nanoparticle patches},
author = {Kim, Taeyang and Chang, Wei-Yi and Kim, Howuk and Jiang, Xiaoning},
abstractNote = {The generation of ultrasonic surface waves with a photoacoustic-laser-source has become useful for the noncontact nondestructive testing and evaluation (NDT&E) of materials and structures. In this work, a hybrid ultrasound based NDT&E method is proposed based on the photoacoustic-laser-source as a noncontact Lamb wave generator by incorporating a line-arrayed patterned candle soot nanoparticle-polydimethylsiloxane (CSNPs-PDMS) patch as the signal amplifier and with a narrow bandwidth. The CSNP-PDMS composite has been investigated as the functional patch for its laser energy absorption efficiency, fast thermal diffusion, and large thermoelastic expansion capabilities. The signal amplitude (in mW) from the CSNP-PDMS patch exhibits 2.3 times higher amplitude than the no patch condition and a narrower bandwidth than other conditions. Furthermore, improvement in the sensitivity is also achieved through the selection of the aluminum nitride sensing system. The overall combination of the Lamb wave generation and receiver-sensing system in this study is found to be very promising for a broad range of noncontact NDT&E applications.},
doi = {10.1063/1.5100292},
journal = {Applied Physics Letters},
number = 10,
volume = 115,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {9}
}

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