Journal of engineering physics

, Volume 44, Issue 1, pp 50–55 | Cite as

Optoacoustic effect and the thermal diffusivity of solids

  • S. A. Vinokurov


An optoacoustic method for determining the thermal diffusivity is investigated theoretically. The results are confirmed by experimental data.


Experimental Data Statistical Physic Thermal Diffusivity Optoacoustic Method Optoacoustic Effect 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1983

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