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Acousto-Electro-Optic Modulation Of Coherent Light In Saw Devices
Author(s): A. V. Scholtz; P. Das; Dan Shklarksy
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Paper Abstract

A new way to modulate coherent light is achieved by using acousto-optic and electro-optic diffraction simultaneously in surface acoustic wave devices. The light is contained to a region directly under the electro-optic transducer. Simultaneous use of electro-optic and acousto-optic interactions causes the interaction between them that can be used to give multiplication between the acousto-optic and electro-optic signals. The object of this paper is to fully describe this interaction and also show how it can give more degrees of freedom to the designer and lead to more versatile and compact implementation of optical computing architecture.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 January 1987
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0700, 1986 Intl Optical Computing Conf, (8 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.936952
Show Author Affiliations
A. V. Scholtz, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (United States)
P. Das, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (United States)
Dan Shklarksy, Rafael (Israel)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0700:
1986 Intl Optical Computing Conf
Asher A. Friesem; Emanuel Marom; Joseph Shamir, Editor(s)

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