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Optical Engineering

Parallel-Channel Acousto-Optic Modulation
Author(s): Leon Bademian
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Paper Abstract

Design and fabrication considerations for multielectrode modulation in a single acousto-optic device operating in the near acoustic field are presented. In particular, topics including acoustic and electrical cross-talk and electrode apodization to control Fresnel effects of the sound column on diffracted light are discussed; a concept of nesting electrodes to create overlapping laser beams is introduced.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1986
PDF: 6 pages
Opt. Eng. 25(2) 252303 doi: 10.1117/12.7973820
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 25, Issue 2
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Leon Bademian, lsomet Corporation (United States)


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