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Optically non-contact extraction of the elastic properties of materials

Sorazu, B.L. and Culshaw, B. and Pierce, S.G. and Jun, P. and Park, H.S. (2004) Optically non-contact extraction of the elastic properties of materials. In: Second European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, 2004-06-09 - 2004-06-11.

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In this work we present a signal processing method applied to totally non-contact laser generated and detected acoustic waves for the estimation of the main elastic properties (Poisson ratio and Young's modulus) of structural materials.