scanning acoustic microscope

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scanning acoustic microscope

[′skan·iŋ ə¦küs·tik ‚mī·krə‚skōp]
(acoustics)
A type of acoustic microscope in which a collimated beam of acoustic radiation is focused by a spherical cavity filled with coupling fluid and an object is mechanically scanned by moving it through the focus.
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