Tuesday 10 July





4a: NDE/Flaw detection
Room A09



(Invited) Industrial use cases of laser ultrasound at RECENDT
B Reitinger, Research Center for Non Destructive Testing GmbH (RECENDT), Austria



Detection of machined and real flaws under rough surface in laser metal deposition samples thanks to laser ultrasonics system
C Millon, CEA-List, Saclay, France



In-line inspection of additive manufactured parts using laser ultrasonics
M Klein, Optech Ventures, USA



Refreshment break



5a: Ultrafast & Nano
Room A09


5b: NDE (additive)
Room B01



(Invited) Time-resolved imaging of gigahertz surface acoustic waves: recent development and applications
O Matsuda, Hokkaido University, Japan


Non-destructive evaluation of additively manufactured materials – towards online inspection for selective laser melting
R Patel, University of Nottingham, UK




Laser-ultrasonic and laser shock wave inspection of cold spray additive manufacturing components
C Bescond, National Research Council Canada, Canada



Imaging tungsten thin film adhesion and thickness using picosecond ultrasonics.
A Abbas, Neta, France


Making and utilising online measurements by laser ultrasound in powder bed additive manufacturing
P Dryburgh, University of Nottingham, UK



Ultrasonic surface acoustic waves in the quantum limit
A N Cleland, University of Chicago, USA


Remote ultrasonic imaging of additive manufactured components using Laser Induced Phased Arrays (LIPAs)
T Stratoudaki, University of Strathclyde, UK





6a: Materials Characteristics
Room A09


6b: NDE (non linear)
Room B01


Characterization of Materials using SAWs and Ritz-Rayleigh based numerical calculations
T Grabec, Nuclear Physics Institute of the CAS, Czech Republic


Nonlinear behavior of laser-generated high-amplitude acoustic wave in cracked glass sample
C Ni, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China


Orientation imaging of polysilicon grains using spatially resolved acoustic spectroscopy
W Li, University of Nottingham, UK


Evolution of the acoustic nonlinearity in heat-treated metallic plates revealed with laser-based zero-group velocity (ZGV) Lamb modes
S Raetz, LAUM, CNRS, Le Mans Université, France


In-situ grain size measurement of metal strip using laser ultrasonics
F Dong, University of Science and Technology Beijing, China


Spatially resolving buried structures with laser-induced ultrasound
A Antoncecchi, Advanced Research Center for Nanolithography, The Netherlands




Robotized Laser-Ultrasonic NDT system for large aircraft structures
N Huber, RECENDT GmbH, Austria


Refreshment break


7a: Instrumentation
Room A09


7b: NDE
Room B01


Laser ultrasound with novel optical microphone
B Fischer, XARION Laser Acoustics GmbH, Austria


Laser Ultrasound as a tool for the characterisation of electromagnetic welded joints
C Hofer, Research Center for Non-Destructive Testing GmbH (RECENDT), Austria


Acoustic sensing for super-heated bubble chambers using a GCLAD system
J N Caron, Research Support Instruments, USA


Underwater Oil Spill detection and monitoring in arctic
C Bescond, National Research Council Canada, Canada


Detection sensitivity calibration method of long pulsed laser for thick structure measurement
T Hoshi, Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation, Japan


Inspection of cracks in welding joints with focused laser ultrasonic waves
C Pei, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China


Development of a fully-fiber coupled laser ultrasonic system using mid-infrared OPO laser generation beam for CFRP inspection
J-F Vandenrijt, Centre Spatial de Liège (CSL), Liège Université, Belgium




World Cup Semi Finals
The Portland Building (The big screen)

Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline [EXTENDED]: 
    30 April 2018
  • Early registration deadline [EXTENDED]:
    4 June 2018
  • Exhibitor deadline:
    4 June 2018
  • Registration deadline [EXTENDED]:
    29 June 2018

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