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Acousto-Optic Laser Scanning
Author(s): J.Bradford Merry; Leo Bademian
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Paper Abstract

Acousto-optic laser deflectors with 24UU and 4UU0 spot resolution have been proven in several working systems built at Isomet. These deflectors, made of single crystal Te02, offer the advantage of no moving parts, no facet errors and no realignment because of bearing wear. The high resolution Te02 deflectors have been developed to the point where they can offer an attractive alternative to mechanical scanning; for very high resolution at high speeds (50 spots/µs), A-0 scanning is superior.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 April 1979
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0169, Laser Printing, (23 April 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.957007
Show Author Affiliations
J.Bradford Merry, Isomet Corporation (United States)
Leo Bademian, Isomet Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0169:
Laser Printing
S. Thomas Dunn, Editor(s)

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