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A Tunable, Variable Bandwidth, Acousto-Optic Filter (TVBAOF)
Author(s): Joseph H. Labrum
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Paper Abstract

An acousto-optic filter was developed utilizing two Bragg-Cells, an integrating photo-detector array and a high frequency, non-integrating Avalanche Photo-Detector (APD). The basic architecture is that of a Mach-Zehnder interferometer. This device simultaneously provides two output signals, 1) The power energy spectrum of all signals S(t) within the one octave bandpass of the device, and 2) a down converted IF signal containing the real phase and amplitude information of any desired individual signal, S1(t), or S2(t), or S3(t), etc, etc, within S(t).

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 January 1985
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0519, Analog Optical Processing and Computing, (21 January 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.945199
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Joseph H. Labrum, Sperry Corporation (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0519:
Analog Optical Processing and Computing
H. John Caulfield, Editor(s)

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