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  • Vol. 40, Iss. 31 — Nov. 1, 2001
  • pp: 5638–5642

Integrated high-power electro-optic lens and large-angle deflector

Kevin T. Gahagan, David A. Scrymgeour, Joanna L. Casson, Venkatraman Gopalan, and Jeanne M. Robinson  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 40, Issue 31, pp. 5638-5642 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.40.005638


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Abstract

We present a theoretical discussion and experimental demonstration of what to our knowledge is a novel integrated electro-optic lens and beam deflector fabricated in lithium tantalate. The cylindrical lens collimates Gaussian beams as small as 4 µm in diameter, whereas the independently controlled deflector is capable of scanning the collimated beam through an angular range of nearly 20°.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(160.2100) Materials : Electro-optical materials
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication

History
Original Manuscript: December 1, 2000
Revised Manuscript: July 13, 2001
Published: November 1, 2001

Citation
Kevin T. Gahagan, David A. Scrymgeour, Joanna L. Casson, Venkatraman Gopalan, and Jeanne M. Robinson, "Integrated high-power electro-optic lens and large-angle deflector," Appl. Opt. 40, 5638-5642 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-40-31-5638


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