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Piezoelectrically-Induced Acoustic Transients In Potassium Dihydrogen Phosphate (KDP)Light Shutters
Author(s): J. S. Bakos; Zs. Sorlei; Cs. Kuti; S. Szikora
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Paper Abstract

Acoustic transient phenomena induced piezoelectrically by high voltage switching pulses can greatly affect the shutter operation. The sensitivity and the spatial resolution of a photographic method developed for visualisation of acoustic transients in electrooptic light modulators is improved by applying a linear array of 256 photodiodes. The spatial distribution of the strain and the time dependence of the acoustic pulse shape is investigated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 May 1981
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0236, 1980 European Conf on Optical Systems and Applications, (15 May 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.959044
Show Author Affiliations
J. S. Bakos, Central Research Institute for Physics (Hungary)
Zs. Sorlei, Central Research Institute for Physics (Hungary)
Cs. Kuti, Technical University of Budapest (Hungary)
S. Szikora, Technical University of Budapest (Hungary)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0236:
1980 European Conf on Optical Systems and Applications
D. J. Kroon, Editor(s)

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