23 May 1984 New Concepts For Bragg Cell Efficiency Improvement
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Proceedings Volume 0464, Solid-State Optical Control Devices; (1984) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.966224
Event: 1984 Los Angeles Technical Symposium, 1984, Los Angeles, United States
A novel technique has been demonstrated for increasing the efficiency of bulk wave Bragg devices. The technique consists of returning the undeflected Io beam through the sound wave a multiplicity of times, allowing a series of acousto/optic interactions which contribute to the overall deflection efficiency of the Bragg cell. This technique has been demonstrated both with experimental benchtop assemblies and in monolithic form with 3-5dB improvements in deflected optical power. Research results, tradeoffs, and conclusions are discussed.
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Ted David, Tom Hubin, Otis Zehl, Michael Price, "New Concepts For Bragg Cell Efficiency Improvement", Proc. SPIE 0464, Solid-State Optical Control Devices, (23 May 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.966224; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.966224


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