Intrinsic Non-Linearity (in Phonon Numbers) of the Response Functions of Elastic Systems: A Proposal of Quantum Acoustics

  • N. Terzi
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences book series (SSSOL, volume 47)


Quantum acoustics is proposed: propagation and generation of sound pulses or, more generally of elastic perturbances, inside a linear medium are studied.


Wave Packet Coherent State Elastic System Acoustic Pulse Phonon State 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Terzi
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  1. 1.Dipartimento di Fisica dell’Università di Milano and Gruppo Nazionale di Struttura della Materia del C.N.R.MilänoItaly

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