Nanotech 2004 Vol. 2
Nanotech 2004 Vol. 2
Technical Proceedings of the 2004 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 2

Computational Methods and Numerics Chapter 8

Numerical Computation of Dispersion Relations for Multi-layered Anisotropic Structures

Authors: N.D. Botkin, K-H Hoffmann, O.A. Pykhteev and V.L. Turova

Affilation: Center of Advanced European Studies and Research, Germany

Pages: 411 - 414

Keywords: dispersion relations, surface acoustic waves, multi-layered structures, linear elasticity

The paper presents an algorithm and a program for the computation of the propagation velocity of acoustic waves excited in anisotropic multi-layered structures. This investigation is motivated by the modeling of a biosensor that serves for the detection and quantitative measurement of nanoscopic amounts of biological substances. The program is supplied with a user friendly graphical interface and can be useful for researchers working on acoustic sensors. The simulation results are in a good agreement with experiments.

ISBN: 0-9728422-8-4
Pages: 519
Hardcopy: $79.95

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