Coherent acoustic phonons in silicon: Propagation studies and imaging applications

B. C. Daly, T. B. Norris, J. Chen, J. B. Khurgin, S. Pau, D. M. Tennant, J. A. Taylor, J. E. Bower

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Abstract

We generate and detect coherent acoustic phonon pulses in Si using ultrafast optics. A unified model of diffractive, dispersive, and nonlinear propagation effects is developed and verified. Imaging using diffracted phonon pulses shows submicron resolution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2005
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557527709, 9781557527707
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2005 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 22 2005May 22 2005

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2005
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/22/055/22/05

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Daly, B. C., Norris, T. B., Chen, J., Khurgin, J. B., Pau, S., Tennant, D. M., Taylor, J. A., & Bower, J. E. (2005). Coherent acoustic phonons in silicon: Propagation studies and imaging applications. In Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2005 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.