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Optical Signal Processing Using The Surface Acousto-Electro-Optic Effect
Author(s): D. M. Litynski; P. Das
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Paper Abstract

The diffraction of light through the acousto-optic (AO) and electro-optic (EO) effects provides the mechanism for optical signal processing and has been investigated by several authors [1]. However, the same crystals can often be used for either effect which offers the possibility of simultaneous acousto-electro-optic (AEO) interaction and points to an additional signal processing capability. Studies have been done in bulk wave devices and in the Raman-Nath regime of surface acoustic wave (SAW) devices [2]. We present new results in the Bragg regime of SAW AEO devices.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 0813, Optics and the Information Age, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.967343
Show Author Affiliations
D. M. Litynski, United States Military Academy (United States)
P. Das, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0813:
Optics and the Information Age

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