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New Acousto-Optic Devices For Fourier Transformation
Author(s): John N. Lee; Shih-Chun Lin; A. B. Tveten
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Paper Abstract

Acousto-optical computation of continuous and discrete Fourier transforms have been performed using a time-integrating architecture. Time-integration in conjunction with diode lasers and bulk optics can be used to produce inherently compact optical systems, and several compact processors have been demonstrated. Performance parameters and tradeoffs have been analyzed for these processors, and present device limitations identified. Additional new concepts for miniaturization, including application of integrated optics, and multichannel operation are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 December 1982
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0341, Real-Time Signal Processing V, (28 December 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933699
Show Author Affiliations
John N. Lee, Naval Research Laboratory (United States)
Shih-Chun Lin, Naval Research Laboratory (United States)
A. B. Tveten, Naval Research Laboratory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0341:
Real-Time Signal Processing V
Joel Trimble, Editor(s)

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