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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 9 — May. 5, 2014
  • pp: 10165–10180

Complex, 3D modeling of the acousto-optical interaction and experimental verification

Gábor Mihajlik, Attila Barócsi, and Pál Maák  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 9, pp. 10165-10180 (2014)

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The acousto-optical crystals are frequently used, indispensable elements of high technology and modern science, and yet their precise numerical description has not been available. In this paper an accurate, rapid and quite general model of the AO interaction in a Bragg-cell is presented. The suitability of the simulation is intended to be verified experimentally, for which we wanted to apply the most convincing measurement methods. The difficulty of the verification is that the measurement contains unknown parameters. Therefore we performed an elaborated series of measurements and developed a method for the estimation of the unknown parameters.

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OCIS Codes
(070.1060) Fourier optics and signal processing : Acousto-optical signal processing
(160.1050) Materials : Acousto-optical materials
(230.1040) Optical devices : Acousto-optical devices
(070.7345) Fourier optics and signal processing : Wave propagation
(250.4110) Optoelectronics : Modulators

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Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: January 15, 2014
Revised Manuscript: March 14, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: March 14, 2014
Published: April 21, 2014

Gábor Mihajlik, Attila Barócsi, and Pál Maák, "Complex, 3D modeling of the acousto-optical interaction and experimental verification," Opt. Express 22, 10165-10180 (2014)

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