Special Issue "Selected Papers from the 21st International Conference on Photoacoustic and Photothermal Phenomena (ICPPP21)"

A special issue of Applied Sciences (ISSN 2076-3417). This special issue belongs to the section "Optics and Lasers".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 December 2022 | Viewed by 123

Special Issue Editors

Dr. Humberto Cabrera
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Guest Editor
The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, 34151 Trieste, Italy
Interests: photothermal spectroscopy; thermal lens microscopy; interferometry; laser spectroscopy of muonic atoms
Dr. Dorota Korte
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Guest Editor
Laboratory for Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Nova Gorica, Vipavska 13, SI-5000 Nova Gorica, Slovenia
Interests: photothermal science; material characterisation; beam deflection spectrometry; thermal lens spectrometry

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The international photoacoustic and photoacoustic spectroscopy community connects people from various specialties and branches of science. Photothermics and photoacoustics unite the fields of laser physics, thermophysics, bio- and nanophotonics, materials science, laser medicine, theranostics, analytical and physical chemistry, thermal analysis, and non-destructive testing and evaluation. The ICPPP conference series is a major meeting place for many members of the research community working in the field of photoacoustic and photothermal phenomena—scientists, technology developers, and practitioners. These conferences are traditionally the most relevant forum for specialists in these fields.

Papers published in the Special Issue “Selected Papers from the ICPPP21” will be focused on photothermal experimental and measuring techniques for the study of the thermo-optical properties of different materials. The topics of the conference include experimental and theoretical aspects of research on thermophysical properties; materials research and characterization; laser ultrasonics; electronic and phononic bandgap materials; infrared thermography; ultrafast phenomena and spectroscopy; biomedical imaging and applications; novel methodologies, instrumentation, and applications; non-destructive evaluation; low-dimensional systems; nanoscale phenomena and nanostructures; environmental, agricultural, and food applications; and analytical chemistry and photochemistry.

Dr. Humberto Cabrera
Dr. Dorota Korte
Guest Editors

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Keywords

  • photothermal spectrometry
  • photothermal interferometry
  • photothermal radiometry
  • thermophysical properties
  • laser physics
  • bio- and nanophotonics
  • materials science
  • laser medicine
  • theranostics
  • analytical and physical chemistry
  • thermal analysis
  • non-destructive testing

Published Papers

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