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)