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Performance Of The Integrated Optic Spectrum Analyzer
Author(s): Thomas R. Joseph; T. R. Ranganath; J. Y. Lee; M. Pedinoff
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Paper Abstract

The integrated optic spectrum analyzer is a device which utilizes the Bragg interaction between a SAW and a guided optical beam to perform spectral analysis. Hughes has developed the first fully integrated IOSA which uses a butt-coupled GaAlAs semiconductor laser, a LiNb03 waveguide substrate, a 400 MHz bandwidth SAW transducer and a silicon detector/CCD array chip. The completed device exhibited a 3 dB bandwidth of 380 MHz with 10%/watt deflection efficiency at ), = 0.82 μm. The RF resolution was found to be 8 MHz and the dynamic range was greaterPthan 20 dB. Data is also discussed on a modified chirp transducer which exhibits a 450 MHz acousto-optic bandwidth with a center frequency of 1.0 GHz.*

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 August 1982
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0321, Integrated Optics II, (27 August 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933242
Show Author Affiliations
Thomas R. Joseph, Hughes Aircraft Company Ground Systems Group (United States)
T. R. Ranganath, Hughes Research Laboratories (United States)
J. Y. Lee, Hughes Research Laboratories (United States)
M. Pedinoff, Hughes Research Laboratories (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0321:
Integrated Optics II
Dennis G. Hall, Editor(s)

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