Sound speed determination in V2O5 single crystals using laser-generated acoustic waves

Markus W. Sigrist, László Nánai

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The application of laser-generated acoustic waves for the determination of sound velocities in solids is reported. As an example the longitudinal sound speed along the crystallographic b axis in vanadium oxide (V2O 5) has been measured for the first time yielding a value of 3200 ms-1.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)256-257
Number of pages2
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1985

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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