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Thallium Arsenic Sulfide Acousto-Optic Bragg Cells
Author(s): A. P. Goutzoulis; M. Gottlieb; D. K. Davies
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Paper Abstract

Thallium arsenic sulfide, T2,3AsS4, is one of a class of sulfosalt crystals which have been recognized as being potentially important for acousto-optic applications. This bi-axial crystal has a very high figure of merit, M2 = 525, and an anomalously slow shear acoustic velocity, leading to both isotropic as well as anisotropic Bragg cells with high performance capabilities. We have built and tested a number of TASL cells, characterized their performance, and determined their limitations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 September 1986
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0639, Optical Information Processing II, (24 September 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.964319
Show Author Affiliations
A. P. Goutzoulis, Westinghouse R&D Center (United States)
M. Gottlieb, Westinghouse R&D Center (United States)
D. K. Davies, Westinghouse R&D Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0639:
Optical Information Processing II
Dennis R. Pape, Editor(s)

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