This paper presents a review of recent progress on planar guided-wave acoustooptics with application to wideband real-time signal processing and communications. Key parameters of an acoustooptic Bragg modulator/ deflector relevant to signal processing and communications are discussed first. A projection of the performance figures obtainable with these parameters using the existing technology is also made. Implementation of the acoustooptic time-integrating correlators using integrated optics techniques is then described.
Chen S. Tsai,
"Wideband Real-Time Signal Processing Using Integrated Optics", Proc. SPIE 0209, Optical Signal Processing for C3I, (29 February 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958298; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.958298