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Acousto-Optic Devices Applied To Image Processing
Author(s): William T. Rhodes
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Paper Abstract

Two recently reported optical processing concepts can be exploited for realtime linear shift-invariant processing of 2-D imagery with acoustooptic devices: (1) space coordinate-to-temporal frequency conversion, and (2) time-integration spectral analysis. A pair of crossed acoustooptic cells, driven by periodic chirp wave-forms, can be used for both operations. State-of-the-art acoustooptic devices appear suitable for gigahertz rate processing of images with spacebandwidth products approaching 106.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 September 1979
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0180, Real-Time Signal Processing II, (21 September 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.957324
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William T. Rhodes, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0180:
Real-Time Signal Processing II
Tien F. Tao, Editor(s)

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