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Theoretical studies on optimum design of acousto-optic modulator using lithium niobate crystal
Zhaoguang Pang, Jie Li, Yanlei Gao, Zhenjun Yang
College of Physics Science and Information Engineering, [Hebei Normal University],
Shijiazhuang 050024, China

Chin. Opt. Lett., 2015, 13(s1): pp.S11601

Keywords(OCIS Code): 160.1190  170.1065  230.1040  230.4110  

We theoretically study the optimum design of anisotropic acousto-optic modulator (AOM) based on lithium niobate crystal. Four different kinds of operating modes in the XOZ and YOZ acousto-optic (AO) planes are systematically analyzed by the tangent condition theory and the optimized operating mode is determined. Furthermore, the dependence of the AO merit on the operating frequency and the off-axis angle of the AOM are also obtained by numerical simulations.

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Get Citation: Zhaoguang Pang, Jie Li, Yanlei Gao, Zhenjun Yang, "Theoretical studies on optimum design of acousto-optic modulator using lithium niobate crystal," Chin. Opt. Lett. 13(s1), S11601(2015)

Note: This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Nos. 11374089 and 61308016), the Nature Science Foundation of Hebei Province (Nos. A2012205085, F2012205076, and A2012205023), and the Key Project of Hebei Education Department (No. ZD20131014).


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