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Ultrasonic Air-Coupled Inspection of Advanced Material

Jan O. Strycek and Hanspeter Loertscher
QMI Inc., 919 Sunset Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Corresponding Author Contact:
Email:sales@qmi-inc.com, Web: http://www.qmi-inc.com
Authors moved to: jan@airstar1.com, hanspeter@airstar1.com or http://www.airstar1.com

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Introduction

Transducers and Configurations

Lateral Resolution

Frequency Dependant Tramission

C-Scanning of Foam Structures

Conclusions

References

  1. Grandia, W.A., and Fortunko, C.M.: NDE Applications of Air-Coupled Ultrasonic Transducers. 1995 IEEE International Ultrasonic Symposium, Seattle, Washington, Proceedings, Vol 1, pp. 697-709, ISSN 1051-0117
  2. Sales brochure SONDA 007 and Manual from QMI Inc. Costa Mesa, CA 92627
  3. Biber, C., et al.: The Polaroid Ultrasonic Ranging System, presented at the 67th Convention of the Audio Engineering Society, Oct. 31 - Nov. 3, 1980

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