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  • Vol. 9, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 1970
  • pp: 649–652

Optical Frequency Shifting by Means of a Rotating Diffraction Grating

W. H. Stevenson  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 9, Issue 3, pp. 649-652 (1970)

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The doppler frequency shift produced in the various diffraction orders of a rotating radial diffraction grating allows such a device to be used as an optical modulator. The theory and performance of such devices is presented.

© 1970 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 2, 1969
Published: March 1, 1970

W. H. Stevenson, "Optical Frequency Shifting by Means of a Rotating Diffraction Grating," Appl. Opt. 9, 649-652 (1970)

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