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Professor Steven Dixon

Professor - Chair of Industrial Ultrasonics

School of Engineering/Department of Physics University of Warwick
Phone: +44 (0)24 765 73877
Fax: +44 (0)24 76 573133
Steve Dixon - Engineering

Research Interests

Ultrasonic measurements of material properties, non-contact ultrasound, non-destructive evaluation and testing, ultrasonic transduction, ultrasonic measurement of metallurgical microstructure.

Academic Chair and Member of the EPSRC funded Research Centre for NDE, Editor-in-Chief of Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation, member and former Chair of the Technical Committee for the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing, Member of the IOP Physical Acoustic Group, on the editorial boards of Insight and NDT&E International, Warwick Ventures Enterprise Champion, Director of spin-out company Sonemat Ltd.

Selected Papers

  • Dixon, S., Harrison, T. J. and Petcher, P. A.. (2010) Phase changes of ultrasonic bulk waves through focusing measured using a non-contact ultrasonic method. Applied Physics Letters, Vol.97 (No.5). 054101. ISSN 0003-6951
  • Dixon, S., Fletcher, M. P. and Rowlands, G. (George). (2008) The accuracy of acoustic birefringence shear wave measurements in sheet metal. Journal of Applied Physics, Vol.104 (No.11). p. 114901. ISSN 0021-8979
  • Jian, X., Dixon, S., Quirk, K. and Grattan, K. T. V.. (2008) Electromagnetic acoustic transducers for in- and out-of plane ultrasonic wave detection. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Vol.148 (No.1). pp. 51-56. ISSN 0924-4247
  • Vives, Eduard, Burrows, S. E. (Susan E.), Edwards, R. S. (Rachel S.), Dixon, S., Mañosa, Lluís, Planes, Antoni and Roméro, Ricardo. (2011) Temperature contour maps at the strain-induced martensitic transition of a Cu–Zn–Al shape-memory single crystal. Applied Physics Letters, Vol.98 (No.1). 011902. ISSN 0003-6951

View all of Professor Dixon's publications on the WRAP portal