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Numerical and experimental comparison of polarization effects in ultrasonic light diffraction in intermediate range in isotropic SiO2
Author(s): Erik Blomme; Piotr Kwiek; Oswald Jozef Leroy; Antoni Sliwinski
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Paper Abstract

In the ultrasonic light diffraction phenomena in an isotropic medium in the intermediate range (between Raman-Nath and Bragg) variations in polarization state of diffracted light have been predicted and experimentally observed. In the paper some experimental and numerical results for 0 order of light diffracted by ultrasonic wave of 50 MHz frequency are presented. A possibility of continuous control of the polarization state from linear to elliptical or circular against the Raman-Nath parameter has been confirmed in good agreement between theoretical and experimental values.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 October 1995
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2643, Acousto-Optics and Applications II, (4 October 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.222731
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Erik Blomme, Katholieke Univ. Leuven and VHTI (Belgium)
Piotr Kwiek, Univ. of Gdansk (Poland)
Oswald Jozef Leroy, Katholieke Univ. Leuven (Belgium)
Antoni Sliwinski, Univ. of Gdansk (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2643:
Acousto-Optics and Applications II

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