OPD: Optical Techniques for Materials
Characterisation and Processing
Chair: R Dewhurst, University of Manchester, UK





The use of fibre bragg gratings for ultrasonic lamb wave detection and source location

G Thursby, D Betz1, B Culshaw, W Staszewski2

University of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)

1 Daimler Chrysler (Germany)

2 University of Sheffeild  (United Kingdom)




A non-contact method for evaluating material properties and structural defects using laser generated ultrasound

B Sorazu, S Atique1, G Thursby1, B Culshaw1

University of Glasgow (United Kingdom)

1 University of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)




A novel OCT-based micro-indentation technique for mechanical characterization of soft materials

Y Yang, P Bagnaninchi, M Ahearne, K Liu

Keele University (United Kingdom)




Graphite anisotropy measurements using laser-generated ultrasound

B Dutton, R J Dewhurst

University of Manchester (UK)




Polymer based substrates for Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

J Vaughan, P J Scully

University of Manchester (UK)



Patterning and integration of OLED polyfluorene polymers on matrix addressable UV AlInGaN micropixellated Light Emitting Diodes

B Guilhabert, E Gu, M Wu, G Heliotis1, C Belton1, P Stavrinou1, D Bradley1, M Dawson
of Strathclyde (UK)
Imperial College London (UK)