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Sound generation by thermocavitation-induced cw laser in solutions
Author(s): Stanislav F. Rastopov; Anatoly T. Sukhodolsky
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Paper Abstract

Experiments investigating thermocavitation in binary solutions induced by continuous laser radiation are described. The cavitation consists in periodic rise and collapse of vapor-gas bubbles, accompanied by hydraulic shocks. The necessary condition for obtaining periodic pressure pulses by thermocavitation are investigated and the influence of the volatile component in binary solutions on the magnitude of acoustic signal is studied. Regime of cw and pulse-laser excitation of cavitation is compared.

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Date Published: 1 December 1991
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1440, Optical Radiation Interaction with Matter, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.48144
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Stanislav F. Rastopov, Institute of General Physics (Russia)
Anatoly T. Sukhodolsky, Institute of General Physics (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1440:
Optical Radiation Interaction with Matter

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