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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 1998
  • pp: 1322–1324

Transverse grating-assisted narrow-bandwidth acousto-optic tunable filter

Eung Gi Paek, Joon Y. Choe, and Tae K. Oh  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 16, pp. 1322-1324 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.23.001322


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Abstract

An experimental acousto-optic tunable filter that has a narrow spectral bandwidth (0.2 nm at 1550 nm) and a fast (10-µs) tuning capability with a continuous tuning range of approximately 50 nm is described. The tunable filter consists of an acousto-optic beam deflector with a diffraction grating whose grating vector is transverse to the direction of light propagation.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(230.1040) Optical devices : Acousto-optical devices
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits
(350.2460) Other areas of optics : Filters, interference

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Eung Gi Paek, Joon Y. Choe, and Tae K. Oh, "Transverse grating-assisted narrow-bandwidth acousto-optic tunable filter," Opt. Lett. 23, 1322-1324 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-23-16-1322


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