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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2013
  • pp: 3578–3580

MTF formalism for measurement of spectral resolution of acousto-optical devices with synthesized transmission function

Konstantin B. Yushkov and Vladimir Ya. Molchanov  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 18, pp. 3578-3580 (2013)

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We demonstrate use of the modulation transfer function method in the spectral domain for dynamic measurement of the spectral resolution and modulation contrast of acousto-optic light dispersive delay lines and programmable filters with synthesized transmission. The method is useful for performance characterization of acousto-optic devices for ultrafast pulse shaping and adaptive spectroscopy.

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OCIS Codes
(230.1040) Optical devices : Acousto-optical devices
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements
(350.5730) Other areas of optics : Resolution

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: March 21, 2013
Revised Manuscript: July 12, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: August 4, 2013
Published: September 9, 2013

Konstantin B. Yushkov and Vladimir Ya. Molchanov, "MTF formalism for measurement of spectral resolution of acousto-optical devices with synthesized transmission function," Opt. Lett. 38, 3578-3580 (2013)

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