Optical Components: Acousto-Optic Devices

Acousto-Optic Devices design engineers Panasonic
Acousto-Optic Devices

A piezoelectric element is bonded to an acousto-optic medium consisting of single crystal such as tellurium dioxide (TeO2) and lead molybdate (PbMoO4) or glass, and when an electrical signal is applied to this piezoelectric element to generate acoustic waves, which are propagated in the medium, a laser beam passing through the medium is diffracted (Acousto-Optic effect).
This diffraction includes Bragg diffraction and anisotropic Bragg diffraction.
Using the former is an acousto-optic light modulator, and using the latter is an acousto-optic light deflector and acousto-optic tunable flter.

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Series/TypeData SheetImageFeaturesRecommended Applications
Acousto-Optic Light ModulatorsLow driving power(0.5 to 2.5 W)
Wide modulation bandwidth(DC to 40 MHz)
Superior temperature characteristics(2:200ppm/Cels.)
Laser printer
Laser Doppler measuring
Various light recording
Various light
Lasr processing
Acousto-Optic Light DeflectorsLow driving power(0.5 to 1 W)
High diffraction efficiency(over 80 %@633 nm)
Wide deflection angle(over 2.7degrees @633 nm)
High diffraction of resolvable spots(160 to 750 spots)
Laser scanner
Laser microscope
Electrical spectrum analyzer
Acousto-Optic Tunable FiltersLow driving power(0.5 to 1.0W)
Rapid spectrum scanning(6 to 9us)
Wide optical tuning range(380 to 750nm)
High spectrum resolution(0.4 to 2.3nm)
Rapid scan spectrum analyzer
Color decomposition
Signal ProcessorsThis Signal Processors provides the required driving power to the Acousto-Optic Light Modulators.Required driving power to the Acousto-Optic Light Modulators