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LUS (also LUT - Laser-Ultrasound-Testing) is a high-resolution Ultrasound-Testing technique, where very high frequency broad-band Ultrasonic signals are generated and detected in a contactless way by shortpulse-Lasers.
(*) various Generation-Lasers for different materials
(*) various Detection-Laser-Systems for different application-scenarios
(*) Lab-Automation for efficient handling
(*) mobile equipment for tests at customers sites / industrial processes
Non-Destructive Testing (NDT), non-destructive Characterization, Measurement.
LUS enables for completely contactless, high-resolution Ultrasound Testing. It can be best applied for metals and CFRP. The resolution is in the range of few micrometers.
Different LUS-systems available enable for quick tests of LUS for various materials.
Methods & Expertise for Research Infrastructure
NDT for metals and CFRP
Measurement of part-geometry of thickness of coating layers
Inspection of welded-seams or adhesive bonds
Detection of delamination
Material Testing - detection of hidden defects (cracks, pores, porosity, inclusions,...)
Non-Destructive Analysis of hardened areas
Characterization of anisotropies