Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on
Ultrasonic and Advanced Methods for
Nondestructive Testing and Material Characterization*

held at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
College of Engineering Conference Room
N. Dartmouth, Massachusetts 02747 USA

on Monday, June 19, 2006


*Workshop organizer and chair: Prof. C.H. Chen, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (e-mail)
Table of Contents Page
1. Acoustic nonlinear imaging and its application in tissue characterization
Dong Zhang and Xiu-fen Gong, Nanjing University, China
1
2. Angular spectrum decomposition analysis of second harmonic ultrasound propagation and its relation to tissue harmonic imaging
Xiang Yan* and Mark F. Hamilton, Univ. of Texas Austin, USA *currently with Olympus NDT
11
3. Integrated and flexible high temperature ultrasonic transducers
Makiko Kobayashi and Cheng-Kuei Jen, Industrial Materials Institute, Canada
25
4. The application of EM algorithm to thickness estimation of thin layer materials
C.H. Chen and Xiaojun Wu, UMass Dartmouth, USA
37
5. Terahertz NDE for under paint corrosion detection and evaluation
Robert F. Anastasi, US Army Research Laboratory, and Eric I. Madaras, NASA Langley Research Center, USA This article is reprinted from the proceedings of the 32nd Annual Review of Progress of QNDE, 2005
49
6. Terahertz NDE for metallic surface roughness evaluation
Robert F. Anastasi, US Army Research Laboratory, and Eric I. Madaras, NASA Langley Research Center, USA This article is reprinted from the proceedings of the SPIE's 11th Annual International Symposium, NDE and Health Monitoring and Diagnostics, 2006
57
7. Large area terahertz imaging and non-destructive evaluation applications
David Zimdars, Jeffrey S. White, G. Stuk, A. Chernovsky, G. Fichter, and S. Williamson, Picometrix, USA
63
8. Damage and defect inspection with terahertz waves
Albert Redo-Sanchez, Nicoolas Karpowiez, Jingzhou Xu, and X.-C. Zhang, RPI, USA
67
9. Advances in NDE impact damage characterization: what do we find and what does it mean?
J.M. Wells, JMW Associates, USA
79

Acknowledgement:
This workshop and its previous three workshops in the topic area were supported by the ECE Colloquia and the Information Research Foundation, and sponsored by the Ultrasonic NDE Lab. of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. We especially thank Dr. Cheng-Kuei Jen and Mr. Robert F. Anastasi who have served on the advisory board of the Lab. This completes a series of four annual workshops in the topic area. Future workshops may be held at irregular time intervals.

Proceedings published in NDT.net in Vol.11 No.7 at www.ndt.net