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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 3 — Feb. 2, 2009
  • pp: 2005–2014

A new method for determining the transfer function of an Acousto optical tunable filter

A. Mahieux, V. Wilquet, R. Drummond, D. Belyaev, A. Federova, and A.C. Vandaele  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 3, pp. 2005-2014 (2009)

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The current study describes the determination of the transfer function of an Acousto Optical Tunable Filter from the in-flight solar observations of the SOIR instrument on board Venus Express. An approach is proposed in order to reconstruct the transfer function profile from the analysis of various solar lines. Moreover this technique allows the determination of the evolution of the transfer function as a function of the AOTF radio frequency.

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OCIS Codes
(070.1060) Fourier optics and signal processing : Acousto-optical signal processing
(300.1030) Spectroscopy : Absorption

ToC Category:
Fourier optics and signal processing

Original Manuscript: November 13, 2008
Revised Manuscript: December 22, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: January 1, 2009
Published: January 30, 2009

A. Mahieux, V. Wilquet, R. Drummond, D. Belyaev, A. Federova, and A. C. Vandaele, "A new method for determining the transfer function of an Acousto optical tunable filter," Opt. Express 17, 2005-2014 (2009)

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