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New high-efficiency InP acousto-optic device for IR wavelengths
Author(s): Jolanta I. Soos; Ronald G. Rosemeier; Joel F. Rosenbaum
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Paper Abstract

InP acoustooptic Bragg cells which are IR-transparent in the 1-10 micron bandpass have a center frequency in the 200-600 MHz range, and a diffraction efficiency of 40-60 percent, on the basis of 1-W RF driving power. These devices are anticipated to be ideal in such applications as fiber-optic modulators, IR scanners, deflectors, and HF mode-lockers. In the course of fabrication, the photoelastic constant p44 has been defined; using other crystallographic configurations, such photoelastic constants as p11 and p12 are expected to emerge.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1990
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1296, Advances in Optical Information Processing IV, (1 September 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.21277
Show Author Affiliations
Jolanta I. Soos, Brimrose Corp. of America (United States)
Ronald G. Rosemeier, Brimrose Corp. of America (United States)
Joel F. Rosenbaum, Westinghouse Electric Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1296:
Advances in Optical Information Processing IV
Dennis R. Pape, Editor(s)

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