We present a comprehensive study of the acoustic-to-optic phase transfer during anisotropic Bragg diffraction. Our results refine the operating theory of widely used acousto-optic implementations such as pulse shapers, delay lines, and phase modulators.
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Fourier Optics and Signal Processing
Original Manuscript: May 26, 2009
Revised Manuscript: November 19, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: November 20, 2009
Published: December 21, 2009
Máté Veress, Attila Barócsi, Péter Richter, and Pál Maák, "Theoretical and experimental analyses of the acoustic-to-optic phase transfer in specific acousto-optic devices," Appl. Opt. 49, 6-11 (2010)