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Dr. Bernhard Tittmann and his colleagues have over 400 articles, book chapters, and conference presentations to their credit. Here are some of the more recent ones:

  1. Park, T.S., I. K. Park, B. R. Tittmann, and C. Miyasaka. (2011). Evaluation of Adhesive Strength at the Interface of the Nano Scaled Polymeric Film System with Acoustic Spectroscopy. Presented at International Conference on Materials and Reliability 2011, November 20-22, 2011, Busan, Korea
  2. Tittmann, B. R. (2011). Overview of cumulative results of characterization studies of composites. Presented at 162nd Meeting of Acoustical Society of America, Oct.31-Nov. 4, San Diego, CA, 2011.
  3. Reinhardt, B. T., D. A. Parks, and B. R. Tittmann. (2011). Measurement of Irradiation Effects in Precipitate Hardened Aluminum Using Nonlinear Ultrasonic Principles. Presented at Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, July 17-22, Burlington, VT, 2011.
  4. Parks, D. A., and B. R. Tittmann. (2011). Ultrasonic NDE in a Reactor Core. Presented at Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, July 17-22, Burlington, VT, 2011.
  5. Tittmann, B. R., A. K. Kalkan, and I. K. Park. (2011). Quantitative Evaluation for Nano and/or Micro Scaled Thin Film System with SAM. Presented at Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, July 17-22, Burlington, VT, 2011.
  6. Du, J., and B. R. Tittmann. (2011). Evaluation of Thin films by Dispersion of Surface Guided Waves. Presented at 12th International Symposium on Nondestructive Characterization of Materials (NDCM-XII) June 19-24, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 2011.
  7. Parks, D., and B. R. Tittmann. (2011). Temperature Measurement in a Reactor Core. Presented at 12th International Symposium on Nondestructive Characterization of Materials (NDCM-XII) June 19-24, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 2011.
  8. Guers, M. J., and B. R. Tittmann. (2011). Wire Waveguide with Magnetostrictive Transducers. Presented at 12th International Symposium on Nondestructive Characterization of Materials (NDCM-XII) June 19-24, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 2011.
  9. Searfass, C. T., A. Baba, B.R. Tittmann, and D.K. Agrawal. (2011). Spray-on Piezoelectric Bismuth Titinate and Bismuth Titinate-Lithium Niobate Transducers for High Temperature (>500 degrees C) Ultrasonic Nondestructive Evaluation. Presented at 12th International Symposium on Nondestructive Characterization of Materials (NDCM-XII) June 19-24, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 2011.
  10. Searfass, C. T., D.A. Parks, A. Baba, B. R. Tittmann. (2011). Testing of Single Crystal and Oriented Polycrystalline Piezoelectric Materials for Use as High Temperature (>500 degrees C) Ultrasonic Transducers, Presented at 12th International Symposium on Nondestructive Characterization of Materials (NDCM-XII) June 19-24, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 2011.
  11. Tittmann, B. R., H. S. Ju, and E. J. Gottlieb. (2011). Ultrasonic Sensor for Viscosity of Mineral Oil for Built-in Pipe Applications. Presented at 15th International Conference on Sensors and Measurement Technology, June 7-9, Nuernberg, Germany, 2011.
  12. Tittmann, B. R., C. Miyasaka, Y. Tian, E. Maeva, and D. Shum. (2011). Study of Thinly Sectioned Melanoma Skin Tissues with Mechanical Scanning Acoustic Reflection Microscopy. Presented at SPIE Smart Structures/Nondestructive Evaluation Conference, March 7-10, San Diego, CA, 2011. Health Monitoring of Structural and Biological Systems 2011, edited by T. Kundu, Vol 7984, pp. 798417-1-12.
  13. Parks, D. A., and B. R. Tittmann. (2011). Piezoelectric Material for Use in Harsh Environments. Presented at 37th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, July 18-23, 2010, San Diego, CA. AIP Conference Proceedings, Vol 1335, pp. 1671-1675.
  14. Sagar, S. P., M. Sahu, M. Ghosh, C. Mayasaka. and B. R. Tittmann. (2011). Characterization of Friction Stir Weld Joining of A356/6061 Al Alloy by Acoustic Imaging Technique. Presented at 37th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, July 18-23, 2010, San Diego, CA.
  15. Xi, X., J. Shi, S. Maghsoudy-Louyeh, and B. R. Tittmann. (2010). Characterization of Silicon Wafer Surfaces after Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Treatments by Atomic Force Micrscopy. Presented at 36th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, July 26-31, 2009, Kingston, RI. Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, edited by D. O. Thompson and D. E. Chimenti, Vol 29B, pp. 1493-1498.
  16. Baba, A., C. T. Searfass, and B. R. Tittmann. (2010). High Temperature Ultrasonic Transducer up to 1000°C Using Lithium Niobate Single Crystal. Applied Physics Letters 97, 232901-1 – 232901-3.
  17. Boudreau, K., R. Johnson, M. Kropf, and B. R. Tittmann. (2010). Comparison of Novel Non-Destructive Evaluation Techniques for the Analysis of Biodiesel Fuel Quality. Presented at 37th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, July 18-23, San Diego, CA.
  18. Baba, A., C. T. Searfass, and B. R. Tittmann. (2011). Development of High Temperature Ultrasonic Transducer for Structural Health Monitoring. Presented at 37th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, July 18-23, 2010, San Diego, CA. AIP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 1335, pp. 793-799.
  19. Sakamoto, J. M. S., G. M. Pacheco, A. Baba, B. R. Tittmann, J. Mulry, and M. Kropf. (2011). Nondestructive Inspection of a Composite Material Sample Using a Laser Ultrasonics System with a Beam Homogenizer. Presented at 37th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, July 18-23, San Diego, CA, 2010. AIP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 1335, pp. 935-941.
  20. Sakamoto, J. M. S., B. R. Tittmann, A. Baba, and G. M. Pacheco. (2011). Directivity Measurements in Aluminum Using a Laser Ultrasonics System. Presented at Second International Symposium on Laser-Ultrasonics, July 5-8, Talence, France, 2010. J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 278 012001.
  21. Du, J., B. R Tittmann, and H. S. Ju. (2010) Evaluation of Film Adhesion to Substrates by Means of Surface Acoustic Wave Dispersion. Thin Solid Films, 516(29), 5786-5795.
  22. Ju, H. S., E. Gottlieb, D. Augenstein, G. Brown, B. R. Tittmann. (2010). An Empirical Method to Estimate the Viscosity of Mineral Oil by Means of Ultrasonic Attenuation. Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 57(7) pp. 1612-1620.
  23. Guers, M. J., and B. R. Tittmann. (2010). Magnetostrictive Sleeve Transducer for In-Situ Monitoring of Specimens. Presented at SPIE Smart Structures/Nondestructive Evaluation Conference, March 7-11, San Diego, CA, 2010. Health Monitoring of Structural and Biological Systems 2010, edited by T. Kundu, Vol 7650, pp. 76501O-1–76501O-7.
  24. Miyasaka C., B. R. Tittmann, Y. Juntarapaso, R. L. Tutwiler, Y. Tian, E. Maeva, and D. Shum. (2010). Systemic Approach to Study of Thinly and Thickly Sectioned Melanoma Tissues with Scanning Acoustic Microscopy. Presented at SPIE Smart Structures/Nondestructive Evaluation Conference, March 7-11, San Diego, CA, 2010. Health Monitoring of Structural and Biological Systems 2010, edited by T. Kundu, Vol 7650, pp. 76502U-1–76501O-12.
  25. Tittmann, B. R. (2010) Approaches for Ultrasonic Damage Detection in Aircraft Components for Structural Health Monitoring. Presented at the 159th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, April 19-23, Baltimore, MD, 2010.
  26. Guers, M. J., and B. R. Tittmann. (2010). Semi-Analytical Study of Wave Propagation in Wire Waveguides. Presented at the 159th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, April 19-23, Baltimore, MD, 2010.
  27. Ju, H. S., and B. R. Tittmann. (2010). Wave Propagation Model for Acoustic Evaluation of Polymeric Thin Films. Presented at the 159th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, April 19-23, Baltimore, MD, 2010.
  28. Reinhardt, B., and B. R. Tittmann. (2010). Fatigue Damage Evaluation Using Harmonic Generation in Plycrystalline Copper. Presented at the 159th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, April 19-23, Baltimore, MD, 2010.
  29. Lin, S.-C. S., B. R. Tittmann, J.-H. Sun, T.-T. Wu and T. J. Huang. (2009). Acoustic Beamwidth Compressor Using Gradient-Index Phononic Crystals. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 42, 185502.
  30. Boudreau, K. B., D. A. Parks, B. T. Reinhardt, M. M. Kropf, and B. R. Tittmann. (2009). Progress Towards the Development of an Environment Controlled Automated Ultrasonic Non-Linear Measurement System. Presented at 36th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, July 26-31, 2009, Kingston, RI.
  31. Ju, H. S., and B. R. Tittmann. (2009). Quantitative Acoustic Model for Adhesion Evaluation of PMMA/Silicon Film Structures. Presented at 36th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, July 26-31, 2009, Kingston, RI.
  32. Searfass, C. T., A. Baba, B. R. Tittmann, and D. Agrawal. (2009) Fabrication and Testing of Microwave Sintered Sol-Gel Spray-on Bismuth Titanate-Lithium Niobate Based Piezoelectric Composite for Use as a High Temperature (>500° C) Ultrasonic Transducer. Presented at 36th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, July 26-31, 2009, Kingston, RI.
  33. Parks, D. A., M. M. Kropf, and B. R. Tittmann. (2009). Aluminum Nitride as a High Temperature Transducer. Presented at 36th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, July 26-31, 2009, Kingston, RI.
  34. Reinhardt, B. T., K. Boudreau, M. Kropf, and B. R. Tittmann. (2009). Dislocation Detection Through Harmonic Generation. Presented at 36th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, July 26-31, 2009, Kingston, RI.
  35. Maghsoudy-Louyeh, S. H., S. Ju, and B. R. Tittmann. (2009). Surface Roughness Study of Selected Materials Using Atomic Force Microscopy. Presented at 36th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, July 26-31, 2009, Kingston, RI.
  36. Adachi, Y., B. R. Tittmann, and C. Miyasaka. (2009). Angular Spectrum of Plane Waves Method of Elastic Wave Field Calculation. Presented at 36th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, July 26-31, 2009, Kingston, RI.
  37. Guers, M. J., and B. R. Tittmann. (2009) Modeling of Wave Propagation and Defect Detection in Rectangular Bar Specimens. Presented at 36th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, July 26-31, 2009, Kingston, RI.
  38. Maghsoudy-Louyeh, S., and B. R. Tittmann. (2009). Characterization of Silicon Surface after Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Treatment by Atomic Force Microscopy. Presented at Seeing at the Nanoscale VII, July 28-31, 2009, Santa Barbara, CA.
  39. Maev, E., F. Severin, C. Miyasaka, B. R. Tittmann, and R. Gr. Maeva. (2009) Acoustic Imaging of Thick Biological Tissue. IEEE Transaction on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, vol. 56, no. 7, pp. 1354-1358.
  40. Guers, M. J., and B. R. Tittmann. (2009). Influence of Temperature on Guided Waves in a Rectangular Bar Specimen. Presented at SPIE Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, March 8-12, 2009, San Diego, CA.
  41. Tittmann, B. R., C. Miyasaka, E. Maev, and R. Gr. Maev. (2009). Acoustic Imaging of Isotropic and Anisotropic Thick Tissue. Presented at the 30th International Acoustical Imaging Symposium, March 1-4, 2009, Monterey, CA.
  42. Pedrick, M., B. R. Tittmann, and J. Seliga. (2009). Design and Performance of a Broadband 10 MHz Transducer for Elevated Temperature, Leave-in-Place Applications. Materials Evaluation, vol 67(2), pp. 149-153.
  43. Maghsoudy-Louyeh, S. and B. R. Tittmann. (2008). Assessment of Hydrous Affinity of Selected Material. Colloids and Surfaces A, 331(3), pp. 268-274.
  44. Tittmann, B. R., and C. E. Yen. (2008) Acoustic Emission Technique for Monitoring the Pyrolysis of Composites for Process Control. Ultrasonics, vol. 48(6-7), pp. 621-630.
  45. Bezdĕk, M., and B. R. Tittmann. (2008) Dispersion Analysis of a Three-Layered Waveguide with Finite Element and Matrix Methods. Acta Acoustica, Vol. 94(1), pp. 792-806.
  46. Sandman, J. S., and B. R. Tittmann. (2008) Towards an Ultrasonic Sensor for Pressure Vessels. Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, 130(2), pp. 02501-1–02501-05.
  47. Searfass, C. T., B. R. Tittmann, and D. K. Agrawal. (2008). Sol-Gel Deposited Thick Film Bismuth Titanate Transducer Achieves Operation up to 550°C. Presented at Review of Progress in Quantitative NDE, July 20-25, 2008, Chicago, Illinois.
  48. Parks, D. A., and B. R. Tittmann. (2008). Contact Elevated Temperature Transducer. Presented at Review of Progress in Quantitative NDE, July 20-25, 2008, Chicago, Illinois.
  49. Guers, M. J., and B. R. Tittmann. (2008). Finite Element Analysis of In-Situ Ultrasonic Creep Monitoring Methods. Presented at Review of Progress in Quantitative NDE, July 20-25, 2008, Chicago, Illinois.
  50. Bezdek, M., K. Joseph, M. Guers, and B. R. Tittmann. (2008). Structural Health Monitoring and Nondestructive Evaluation of Double Wall Structures. Presented at SPIE Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, March 11-13, San Diego, CA. Health Monitoring of Structural and Biological Systems 2008, edited by T. Kundu, Vol. 6935, pp. 693516-1 – 693516-10.
  51. Fladischer, S., S. Jayaraman, and B. R. Tittmann. (2008). Simulation of Acoustic Emissions from Delaminatins and Cracks in Plates of Aluminum and Graphite. Presented at SPIE Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, March 11-13, San Diego, CA. Nondestructive Characterization for Composite Materials, Aerospace Engineering, Civil Infrastructure, and Homeland Security 2008, edited by P. J. Shull, H. F. Wu, A. A. Diaz, and D. W. Vogel, Vol. 6934, pp. 6934OG-1 – 69340G-9.
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