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Theoretical acousto-optics in Belgium
Author(s): Oswald Jozef Leroy; Robert A. Mertens
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Paper Abstract

A survey is given of research in theoretical acousto-optics carned out at the universities of Gent (since 1943) and Kortrijk (since 1972). Methods and results are discussed that are used in solving light diffraction problems caused by single (progressive and standing), superposed, parallel, antiparallel, and crossing ultrasonic beams. The intensity of the diffracted light has been calculated for both the near field and the far field of the ultrasonic beams.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1992
PDF: 14 pages
Opt. Eng. 31(10) doi: 10.1117/12.58876
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 31, Issue 10
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Oswald Jozef Leroy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)
Robert A. Mertens, Universiteit Gent (Belgium)

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