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Development Of An AOTF Spectrometer
Author(s): J. Jacob; I. C. Chang
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents a discussion on the development of a spectrometer which utilizes an acousto-optic tunable filter (AOTF) as the wavelength dispersing component. The advantages of the AOTF in such a system are given, along with the design considerations for construction of the instrument. A breadboard system which utilizes a desktop calculator is discussed, followed by the description of a dedicated microprocessor-based spectrometer. Experimental results are given for each system and an evaluation of overall performance is presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 January 1980
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0202, Active Optical Devices, (30 January 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958095
Show Author Affiliations
J. Jacob, Applied Technology Division of Itek Corporation (United States)
I. C. Chang, Applied Technology Division of Itek Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0202:
Active Optical Devices
John Tracy, Editor(s)

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