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Suppression of ghost images and side lobes in acousto-optic devices
Author(s): Manhar L. Shah
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Paper Abstract

An analysis to estimate the effect of transducer apodization and discontinuities in acousto-optic devices is presented. Theoretical and experimental results show that a transducer sectioned with oblique cuts does not increase side-lobe levels while cuts normal to the optical propagation direction produce objectionable side-lobes far from the central peak.

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Date Published: 25 August 1998
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3388, Advances in Optical Information Processing VIII, (25 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.319432
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Manhar L. Shah, MVM Electronics, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3388:
Advances in Optical Information Processing VIII
Dennis R. Pape, Editor(s)

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