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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 11 — May. 23, 2011
  • pp: 10913–10922

Multistage VIPA etalons for high-extinction parallel Brillouin spectroscopy

Giuliano Scarcelli and Seok Hyun Yun  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 11, pp. 10913-10922 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.010913


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Abstract

We demonstrate a high-resolution high-extinction parallel spectrometer for Brillouin spectroscopy of turbid samples. Cascading multiple VIPA etalons in the cross-axis configuration allowed us to achieve a high extinction ratio of up to 80 dB with sub-GHz resolution. Using a three-stage VIPA, we obtained the Brillouin spectra from Intralipid solutions at concentrations up to 10%.

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OCIS Codes
(290.5830) Scattering : Scattering, Brillouin
(300.6190) Spectroscopy : Spectrometers

ToC Category:
Spectroscopy

History
Original Manuscript: March 16, 2011
Revised Manuscript: April 27, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: April 28, 2011
Published: May 20, 2011

Citation
Giuliano Scarcelli and Seok Hyun Yun, "Multistage VIPA etalons for high-extinction parallel Brillouin spectroscopy," Opt. Express 19, 10913-10922 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-11-10913


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