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Modified interferometric in-line time integrating correlator
Author(s): Christopher W. Keefer; Michael J. Ward
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Paper Abstract

We built and tested a novel in-line interferometric time integrating acousto-optic correlation which has distinct advantages over existing designs. The novel design demonstrates improved vibrational stability, system light efficiency and dynamic range over the dual-path Mach- Zehnder interferometric correlator. The design also provides a tunable spatial frequency at the detector, unlike the non-interferometric in-line correlator which has a fixed spatial frequency.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 November 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2026, Photonics for Processors, Neural Networks, and Memories, (9 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.163571
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Christopher W. Keefer, Rome Lab. (United States)
Michael J. Ward, Rome Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2026:
Photonics for Processors, Neural Networks, and Memories
Stephen T. Kowel; William J. Miceli; Joseph L. Horner; Bahram Javidi; Stephen T. Kowel; William J. Miceli, Editor(s)

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