References on Acoustic Techniques


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Contact stiffness of finite size subsurface defects for atomic force microscopy: Three-dimensional finite element modeling and experimental verification

Zehra Parlak and F. Levent Degertekina

J. Appl. Phys. 103, 114910 (2008) (PDF File)


Guided Shear Horizontal Surface Acoustic Wave Sensors for Chemical and Biochemical Detection in Liquids

Fabien Josse, Florian Bender, and Richard W. Cernosek

Anal. Chem. 73 (24): 5937-5944 (2001) (PDF File)


Study of Surface Acoustic Wave Streaming Phenomenon Based on Temperature Measurement and Observation of Streaming in Liquids

Shihoko ITO, Mitsunori SUGIMOTO, Yoshikazu MATSUI, and Jun KONDOH

Jap. J. Appl. Phys. 46(7B): 4718-4722 (2007) (PDF File)




NEDO¬‰Ê•ñ‘ (2007) (PDF File)


Development of a Shear Horizontal Surface Acoustic Wave Sensor System for Liquids with a Floating Electrode Unidirectional Transducer

Jun KONDOH, Yusuke OKIYAMA, Satoru MIKUNI, Yoshikazu MATSUI, Makoto NARA, Toshimasa MORI, and Hiromi YATSUDA

Jap. J. Appl. Phys. 47(5): 4065-4069 (2008) (PDF File)



Development of methanol sensor using a shear horizontal surface acoustic wave device for a direct methanol fuel cell

Jun Kondoh, Shohei Tabushi, Yoshikazu Matsui, Showko Shiokawa

Sensors and Actuators B 129: 575-580 (2008)  (PDF File)


ZnO film thickness effect on surface acoustic wave modes and acoustic streaming

X.Y. Du, Y.Q. Fu, S.C.Tan, J.K. Luo, A.J. Flewitt, W.I. Milne, D.S. Lee, N.M. Park, J.Park, Y.J. Choi, S.H. Kim, and S. Maeng

Appl. Phys. Lett. 93:094105 (2008) (PDF File)


Modulation of single quantum dot energy levels by a surface-acoustic-wave

J.R. Gell, M.B. Ward, R.J. Young, R.M. Stevenson, P. Atkinson, D. Anderson, G.A.C. Jones, D.A. Ritchie, and A.J. Shields

Appl. Phys. Lett. 93:081115 (2008) (PDF File)


Analytical model of the nonlinear dynamics of cantilever tip-sample surface interactions for various acoustic atomic force microscopies

John H. Cantrell, and Sean A. Cantrell

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 77, 165409 2008 (PDF File)


High coupling piezoelectric thin films of Pb(Zr,Ti)O3-based ternary perovskite compounds for GHz-range film bulk acoustic resonators

N. Yamauchi, T. Shirai T. Yoshihara, Y. Hayasaki, T. Ueda, T. Matsushima, K. Wasa,. I. Kanno, and H. Kotera

Appl. Phys. Lett. 94: 172903 (2009)  (PDF FIle)


Atomic force microscopy of silica nanoparticles and carbon nanohorns in macrophages and red blood cells

L. Tetard, A.Passian, R.H.Farahi, T.Thundat

Ultramicroscopy 110, 586-591 (2010) (PDF FIle)


Surface acoustic wave-assisted scanning probe microscopy?a summary

Thorsten Hesjedal

Rep. Prog. Phys. 73:  016102 (42pp) (2010) (PDF File)


Subsurface defect of amorphous carbon film imaged by near field acoustic microscopy

Appl. Phys. A 91, 261?265 (2008)

J.T. Zeng, K.Y. Zhao, H.R. Zeng, H.Z. Song, L.Y. Zheng, G.R. Li, G. R. Yin (PDF File)


AFM and Acoustics: Fast, Quantitative Nanomechanical Mapping

Bryan D. Huey

Annu. Rev. Mater. Res. 37:351-385 (2007) (PDF File)


Probing buried carbon nanotubes within polymer-nanotube composite matrices by atomic force microscopy

In Yee Phang, Tianxi Liu, Wei-De Zhang, Holger Schonherr, G. Julius Vancso

European Polymer Journal 43: 4136-4142 (2007) (PDF File)


Nanoscale subsurface imaging via resonant difference-frequency atomic force ultrasonic microscopy

Sean A. Cantrell, John H. Cantrell, and Peter T. Lillehei

JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 101, 114324 (2007) (PDF File)


Acoustic Imaging of Ferroelectric Domains in BaTiO3 Single Crystals Using Atomic Force Microscope

Huarong ZENG, Kiyoshi SHIMAMURA, Chinna Venkadasamy KANNAN, Encarnacion G. VILLORA, Shunji TAKEKAWA, Kenji KITAMURA, and Qingrui YIN

Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 46(1): 286-288 (2007) (PDF File)


Acoustics and atomic force microscopy for the mechanical characterization of thin films

Daniele Passeri & Andrea Bettucci & Marco Rossi

Anal Bioanal Chem 396:2769-2783 (2010) (PDF File)


Visualization of Buried Structures in Atomic Force Acoustic Microscopy

Andre Striegler, Bernd Kohler, Beatrice Bendjus, Nagamani Pathuri ,Norbert Meyendorf

Proc. of SPIE Vol. 6528, 65281B, (2007) (PDF File)


Ultrasound holography for noninvasive imaging of buried defects and interfaces for advanced interconnect architectures

Gajendra Shekhawat, Arvind Srivastava, Shraddha Avasthy, and Vinayak Dravid

Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 263101 (3 pp) (2009)  (PDF File)


Imaging nanoparticles in cells by nanomechanical holography

L.Tetard, A. Passian, K. T. Venmar, R. M. Lynch, B. H. Voy, G. Shekhawat, V. P. Dravid and T. Thundat

Naure Nanotechnol 3: 501-505 (2008). (PDF File)


Atomic Force Acoustic Microscopy

by Ute Rabe  (2007) (PDF File).


UFM observation of lattice defects in highly oriented pyrolytic graphite

K. Yamanaka

Thin Solid Films 273: 116-121 (1996) (PDF File).


Imaging the elastic nanostructure of GE islands by ultrasonic force microscopy

O. V. Kolosov, M. R. Castell, C. D. Marsh, and G. A. D. Briggs

Phys. Rev. Lett. 81(5)1046-1049 (1998) (PDF File).


Atomic force microscopy at ultrasonic frequencies

W. Arnold, A. Caron, S. Hirsekorn, M. Kopycinska-MuN ller, U. Rabe, and M. Reinstadtler

from a book chapter (1-11p) in "Fracture Mechanics of Ceramics vol.14 (2005). (PDF file)


Spectroscopic visualization of sound-induced liquid vibrations using a supramolecular nanofibre

Akihiko Tsuda, Yuka Nagamine, ReikoWatanabe, Yoshiki Nagatani, Noriyuki Ishii and Takuzo Aida

Nat. Chem. 2: 977-983 (2010). (PDF File)


Chapter 6: Active Imaging Sensor, 147-170 (6.8. Scanning Acoustic Microscopes, pp. 165-170) (PDF File)

28 Acoustic Microscopy (PDF File-1) (PDF File-2)  (PDF File-3)
29 Near-field Scanning Acoustic Microscopy (PDF File 1) (PDF File 2) (PDF File 3) (PDF File 4)

J. A. Hilderbrand, D. Rugar, R. N. Johnston, and C. F. Quate

Acoustic microscopy of living cells

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 78, 1656-1660 (1981). (PDF File)