Impulsive Stimulated SCATTERING Spectroscopy of Surface Acoustic Waves

Lisa Dhar, John A. Rogers, Keith A. Nelson

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Abstract

The generation of acoustic waves in a PZT film and on the surface of a bulk single crystal sample of barium titanate through impulsive stimulated scattering is demonstrated. This optical method allows routine and thorough characterization of the dispersive properties of thin film acoustic modes. The potential for extraction of the elastic and piezoelectric constants of piezoelectric thin films is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)275-280
Number of pages6
JournalFerroelectrics
Volume151
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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