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Characteristics Of Acousto-Optic Devices For Signal Processors
Author(s): I. C. Chang; D. L. Hecht
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Paper Abstract

This paper analyzes the device characteristics of acousto-optic Bragg cells for signal processing applications. Design parameters of efficiency, bandwidth, resolution and sidelobes, and distortion are considered. Phase distortion is of particular importance in imaging type acousto-optic signal processors such as correlators and convolvers. Techniques for optimizing these performance factors are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 December 1980
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0241, Real-Time Signal Processing III, (24 December 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.959236
Show Author Affiliations
I. C. Chang, Itek Corporation (United States)
D. L. Hecht, Itek Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0241:
Real-Time Signal Processing III
Tien F. Tao, Editor(s)

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