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Gary L. Petersen

Gary founded the company with Bruce in 1986. He has a Ph.D. in physics from Brown University and has served on their faculty since 1974. Gary is presently  semi retired and serves as a board member and consultant for Ritec.

 Gary L. Petersen Publications

  1. "A Versatile Ultrasonic Measurement System for Flaw Detection and Material Property Characterization in Composite Materials", G. L. Petersen, B.B. Chick and C.M. Fortunko. Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Nondestructive Characterization of Materials, Karuizawa, Japan, 27-30 May 1991. edited by T. Kishi, et al.
  2. "Absolute Measurements of Elastic-Wave Phase and Group Velocities in Lossy Materials", C.M. Fortunko, B.B. Chick, G.L. Petersen, M.C. Renken and A.L. Preis, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 63 (6), June 1992.
  3. "Ultrasonic Resonance Method with EMAT for Stress Measurement in Thin Plates", H. Fukuoka, M. Hirao, T. Yamasaki, H. Ogi, G.L. Petersen and C.M. Fortunko, Proceedings 1992 Rev. Progress in QNDE, edited by D.O. Thompson and D.E. Chimenti, Plenum Press, New York, 1993.
  4. "Resonance Techniques and Apparatus for Elastic-Wave Velocity determination in Thin Metal Plates" G.L. Petersen, B.B. Chick, C.M. Fortunko, and M. Hirao, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 65 (1), January 1994