Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-1992

Publication Source

Optical Engineering

Abstract

A straightforward Fourier-transform approach is employed to investigate acousto-optic interaction between an input optical beam with arbitrary profile and contrapropagating cw sound in the Bragg regime. The process can be analyzed in terms of the simultaneous scattering of light by the two sound waves in the interaction region. Analytic expressions for the equivalent transfer functions are obtained and the scattered light profiles are plotted.

Inclusive pages

2095-2102

ISBN/ISSN

0091-3286

Document Version

Published Version

Comments

This document is provided for download in compliance with the publisher's policy on self-archiving. Permission documentation is on file.

Publisher

Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE)

Volume

31

Issue

10

Peer Reviewed

yes