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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2009
  • pp: 1964–1966

Rubidium vapor holography for noncontact adaptive detection of ultrasound

Nikolai Korneev, P. Rodríguez-Montero, and Olena Benavides  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 13, pp. 1964-1966 (2009)

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We describe an adaptive interferometer based on rubidium vapor, which combines a good signal-to-noise ratio with a high cutoff frequency of 1   MHz . These features can be useful for optical detection of ultrasound generated in diffusely scattering objects in the presence of strong environmentally produced vibrations.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.7070) Nonlinear optics : Two-wave mixing
(120.1088) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Adaptive interferometry
(280.3375) Remote sensing and sensors : Laser induced ultrasonics

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: April 1, 2009
Revised Manuscript: May 19, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: May 21, 2009
Published: June 23, 2009

Nikolai Korneev, P. Rodríguez-Montero, and Olena Benavides, "Rubidium vapor holography for noncontact adaptive detection of ultrasound," Opt. Lett. 34, 1964-1966 (2009)

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