Analysis of the Spectral Resolution of a TeO2 based Noncollinear Acousto-Optic Tunable Filter

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ABSTRACT

The spectral resolution is a main index of evaluating the performance of the designed acousto-optic tunable filter (AOTF). In this letter, an accurate expression of the spectral resolution is presented by considering both the birefringence and the rotatory property of TeO2 crystal. The deduced expression is significant in improving the accuracy of the design of an AOTF and pushing the development of the high-performance AOTF.

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C. Zhang, H. Wang and Y. Qiu, "Analysis of the Spectral Resolution of a TeO2 based Noncollinear Acousto-Optic Tunable Filter," Engineering, Vol. 3 No. 3, 2011, pp. 233-235. doi: 10.4236/eng.2011.33027.

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