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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 1985
  • pp: 4435–4438

Multifrequency paratellurite acoustooptic modulators

M. G. Gazalet, S. Carlier, J. P. Picault, G. Waxin, and C. Bruneel  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 24, Issue 24, pp. 4435-4438 (1985)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.24.004435


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Abstract

A different acoustooptic configuration using Yano’s paratellurite crystal cut is proposed in this paper. Both configurations are compared in terms of relative bandwidth, efficiency, and potential applications. Experimental results are also reported.

© 1985 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: June 13, 1985
Published: December 15, 1985

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M. G. Gazalet, S. Carlier, J. P. Picault, G. Waxin, and C. Bruneel, "Multifrequency paratellurite acoustooptic modulators," Appl. Opt. 24, 4435-4438 (1985)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-24-24-4435


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