Surface acoustic wave acousto-electro-optic effect

Das, P.; Scholtz, A. V.; Urillo, A. J.; Litynski, D. M.; Shklarsky, D.
October 1986
Applied Physics Letters;10/20/1986, Vol. 49 Issue 16, p1016
Academic Journal
A new device which combines both acousto-optic and electro-optic effects in one integrated manner using surface acoustic wave technology has been implemented and offers unique advantages. In particular, this permits an additional input port for information which leads to compact implementation and simplified architecture in optical signal processing applications. The objective of this letter is to present some theoretical and experimental results in the Raman–Nath regime. These are found to agree over the range of investigation.


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