Observation of a Quasi-Diffusive Phonon Propagation Mode

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

Abstract

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

Keywords

Migration Microwave Acoustics 

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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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