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Comparison of integrated magneto-optics and integrated acousto-optics
Author(s): Chen S. Tsai
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Paper Abstract

Significant advances have been made in both integrated magnetooptics and integrated acoustooptics in recent years. In this paper similarities in the basic Bragg interaction geometry and the characteristics associated with acoustooptics (AO) and magnetooptic (MO) Bragg diffractions, and a comparison of the resulting AO and MO Bragg cell modulators in center carrier frequency, bandwidth and their electronic tunability, modulation/switching speed, diffraction efficiency, substrate material, and fabrication technologies are presented. Further R and D toward ultimate realization of integrated AO and MO device modules are also discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 November 1998
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3581, Acousto-Optics and Applications III, (11 November 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.330493
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Chen S. Tsai, Univ. of California/Irvine (Taiwan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3581:
Acousto-Optics and Applications III

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