J. Phys. IV France
Volume 125, June 2005
Page(s) 697 - 699

J. Phys. IV France 125 (2005) 697-699

DOI: 10.1051/jp4:2005125159

Modeling the thermal part of pulse modulated photoacoustic effect on leaves

B. Büchner and P. Korpiun

PA-Group Scheyern, Bernhardstrasse 7B, 85298 Scheyern, Germany

The photothermal signal in time domain expected for measurements on leaves is calculated using a one-dimensional model. For pulsed excitation we find that the time behaviour of the pressure pulse in the transducer gas essentially depends on the pulse duration and the size of the mesophyll cells.

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