Acousto Optic Modulators

Optical modulators based on the acousto-optic effect.

An acousto-optic Modulator is a device which can be used for controlling the power, Frequency or spatial direction of a Laser beam with an electrical drive signal. It is based on the acousto-optic effect which is the modification of the Refractive Index by the oscillating mechanical pressure of a sound wave.

Related Terms
Acousto Optic Modulators,   Acousto Optic Tunable Filter,   Acousto Optics,   Elasto Optic Effect,   Electro Optic Deflection,   Electro Optic Effect,   Electro Optic Modulators,   Electro Optic Sampling,   Electroabsorption Modulators,   Fiber Optic Amplifiers,  

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