Observation of a Quasi-Diffusive Phonon Propagation Mode

  • W. E. Bron
  • J. M. O’Connor
  • Y. B. Levinson
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Part of the Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences book series (SSSOL, volume 51)


We report the first direct experimental observation of quasidiffusional propagation of nonequilibrium phonons in solids.


Pure Diffusion Phonon Transport Spectral Diffusion Lower Energy Phonon Anharmonic Interaction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. E. Bron
    • 1
  • J. M. O’Connor
    • 1
  • Y. B. Levinson
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsIndiana UniversityBloomingtonUSA
  2. 2.L.D. Landau Institute for Theoretical PhysicsThe Academy of Sciences of the USSRMoscowUSSR

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