GHz Longitudinal and Transverse Acoustic Waves and Structural Relaxation Dynamics in Liquid Glycerol

  • Christoph Klieber
  • Thomas Pezeril
  • Stéphane Andrieu
  • Keith A. Nelson
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Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 92)

Abstract

Novel picosecond ultrasonic techniques for longitudinal and transverse acoustic pulse generation have been employed to probe structural relaxation dynamics in liquid glycerol at gigahertz frequencies.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christoph Klieber
    • 1
  • Thomas Pezeril
    • 2
  • Stéphane Andrieu
    • 1
  • Keith A. Nelson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Physique des MatériauxUniversité H. PoincaréVandoeuvreFrance

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