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This article discusses the fundamentals and operating principles of the following acoustic microscopy methods: scanning laser acoustic microscopy, C-mode scanning acoustic microscopy, and scanning acoustic microscopy. It describes the applications of acoustic microscopy for detecting defects in metals, ceramics, glasses, polymers, and composites with examples.

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Bernhard R. Tittmann, Lawrence W. Kessler, 2018. "Acoustic Microscopy", Nondestructive Evaluation of Materials, Aquil Ahmad, Leonard J. Bond

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