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Rapid laser scanner based on electro-optical array waveguide
Author(s): Jiali Li; Shunxiang Shi
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Paper Abstract

A novel rapid laser electro-optical scanning system is studied. Theoretical and experimental analysis shows the feasible ofthe system. Based on the theory of optical phased array, the operating characteristic of the electro-optical waveguide array scanner, the core part of the rapid laser electro-optical scanning system, are specifically investigated. According to the theoretically result of the design parameters of the electro-optical waveguide array scanner, a 4 waveguides array is fabricated by use of AlGaAs crystal through MOCVD. By using of a designed device, steering of laser beam is realized. Experimental results of the A1GaAs-based optical scanner conformed the performance of the scanning system, such as rapid scanning (0~10MHz) and wide scan zone (30 Deg).

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 September 2002
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4926, Adaptive Optics and Applications II, (5 September 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.481693
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Jiali Li, Xidian Univ. (China)
Shunxiang Shi, Xidian Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4926:
Adaptive Optics and Applications II
Wenhan Jiang; Robert K. Tyson, Editor(s)

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