Abstract

Infrared photothermal material inspection in a transmission arrangement is compared to optoacoustic imaging with respect to depth range, resolution, and interpretation of results. The photothermal method seems to be advantageous, but depth information is not obtained.

© 1982 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
More Like This
Laser photothermal radiometric instrumentation for fast in-line industrial steel hardness inspection and case depth measurements

Xinxin Guo, Konesh Sivagurunathan, Jose Garcia, Andreas Mandelis, Salvatore Giunta, and Salvatore Milletari
Appl. Opt. 48(7) C11-C23 (2009)

Photoacoustic and photothermal evaluation of stratified materials

Paolo Cielo, Gerard Rousset, and Lionel Bertrand
Appl. Opt. 25(8) 1327-1334 (1986)

Effect of 3-D heat flow near edges in photothermal measurements

L. C. Aamodt and J. C. Murphy
Appl. Opt. 21(1) 111-115 (1982)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (9)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Equations (3)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription