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Anthony Atchley

Acting Dean


  • Engineering Dean's Office
  • Acoustics
  • Center for Acoustics and Vibration

101 Hammond Building


Personal or Departmental Website

Interest Areas:

Aviation Noise Modeling, Outdoor Sound Propagation, Nonlinear Acoustics.





Journal Articles

  • K L Gee, T B Neilsen and Anthony A Atchley, 2013, "Skewness and shock formation in laboratory-scale supersonic jet data.", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 133, (6), pp. EL491-7
  • K L Gee, Anthony A Atchley, Lauren Falco, Micah R Shepherd, L S Ukeiley, Bernard J Jansen and J M Seiner, 2010, "Bicoherence analysis of model-scale jet noise.", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 128, (5), pp. EL211-6
  • K L Gee, Victor W Sparrow, M M James, J M Downing, C M Hobbs, Thomas B Gabrielson and Anthony A Atchley, 2008, "The role of nonlinear effects in the propagation of noise from high-power jet aircraft.", 123, (6), pp. 4082-93
  • M W Thompson, Anthony A Atchley and M J Maccarone, 2005, "Influences of a temperature gradient and fluid inertia on acoustic streaming in a standing wave.", 117, (4 Pt 1), pp. 1839-49
  • M W Thompson and Anthony A Atchley, 2005, "Simultaneous measurement of acoustic and streaming velocities in a standing wave using laser Doppler anemometry.", 117, (4 Pt 1), pp. 1828-38
  • R T Muehleisen and Anthony A Atchley, 2001, "Fundamental azimuthal modes of a constricted annular resonator: theory and measurement.", 109, (2), pp. 480-7
  • D F Gaitan, Anthony A Atchley, S D Lewia, John Edward Carlson, X K Maruyama, Malcolm Moran and D Sweider, 1996, "Spectra of single-bubble sonoluminescence in water and glycerin-water mixtures.", 54, (1), pp. 525-528
  • W J Lentz, Anthony A Atchley and D F Gaitan, 1995, "Mie scattering from a sonoluminescing air bubble in water.", 34, (15), pp. 2648-54
  • L Frommhold and Anthony A Atchley, 1994, "Is sonoluminescence due to collision-induced emission?", 73, (21), pp. 2883-2886
  • R G Holt, D F Gaitan, Anthony A Atchley and J Holzfuss, 1994, "Chaotic sonoluminescence.", 72, (9), pp. 1376-1379
  • Anthony A Atchley, L A Frizzell, R E Apfel, Charles Holland, S Madanshetty and R A Roy, 1988, "Thresholds for cavitation produced in water by pulsed ultrasound.", 26, (5), pp. 280-5
  • R A Roy, Anthony A Atchley, L A Crum, J B Fowlkes and J J Reidy, 1985, "A precise technique for the measurement of acoustic cavitation thresholds and some preliminary results.", 78, (5), pp. 1799-805


  • Thomas B Gabrielson, Matthew E Poese and Anthony A Atchley, 2003, "Acoustic and vibration background noise in the collapsed structure of the World Trade Center.", 113, (1), pp. 45-8

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Founded in 1965, Penn State's Graduate Program in Acoustics has become the leading resource for graduate education in acoustics in the United States. The interdisciplinary program leads to the degrees: Master of Engineering in Acoustics (M.Eng.), Master of Science in Acoustics (M.S.), and Doctor of Philosophy in Acoustics (Ph.D.)

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