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Response to pulsed radiation by a spherical solid absorber immersed in a transparent fluid
Author(s): Eshel Faraggi; Bernard S. Gerstman; Shijun Wang
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Paper Abstract

We study the response of a spherical absorber immersed in aqueous media. We investigate temporal resonant absorption and present initial numerical calculations of the same topic. Initial results indicate that, because of the dynamical characteristic of the system, the response after a sequence of energy pulses depends nonlinearly on the time between pulses. Specifically, the response exhibits resonant type behavior around a critical time, the time it would take a sound wave to traverse the absorber.

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Date Published: 29 March 2005
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 5696, Complex Dynamics and Fluctuations in Biomedical Photonics II, (29 March 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.589364
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Eshel Faraggi, Florida International Univ. (United States)
Bernard S. Gerstman, Florida International Univ. (United States)
Shijun Wang, Florida International Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5696:
Complex Dynamics and Fluctuations in Biomedical Photonics II
Valery V. Tuchin, Editor(s)

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