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  • Vol. 20, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 1981
  • pp: 601–605

Acoustooptic spectral estimation: a statistical analysis

Demetri Psaltis and B. V. K. Vijaya Kumar  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 20, Issue 4, pp. 601-605 (1981)

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The power spectral density estimate obtained by an acoustooptic (AO) system is analyzed. We find that the variance of the estimate depends on the ratio T2/T1, where T1 is the aperture of the AO cell and T2 is the integration time of the detector.

© 1981 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 7, 1980
Published: February 15, 1981

Demetri Psaltis and B. V. K. Vijaya Kumar, "Acoustooptic spectral estimation: a statistical analysis," Appl. Opt. 20, 601-605 (1981)

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