This work describes all aspects of acousto-optic signal processing, from the theory of acousto-optic interaction and basic devices, to the practical use of frequency- and time-domain signal processing systems. This edition features information on spectrum analysis, signal correlation, signal delay applications, image processing, photonic switching, and more.;College and university bookstores may order five or more copies at a special student price, available on request from Marcel Dekker, Inc.
". . .a good review of the field, coupled with practical information on implementation. "
Part 1 Introduction to acousto-optics: introduction to acousto-optic interaction theory; acousto-optic device technology - basic principles; acousto-optic device technology - design. Part 2 Acousto-optic processing fundamentals: the theory of acousto-optic spectrum analyzers; acousto-optic tunable filters; space-integrating acousto-optic signal processors using surface-acoustic-wave delay lines; incoherent-light time-integrating processors; coherent time-integration processors. Part 3 Acousto-optic processing implementation: optical information-processing applications of acousto-optics; acousto-optic spectrum analyzers; acousto-optic wide band correlator system; signal delay and compression. Part 4 New directions: image processing applications of acousto-optics; low-loss acousto-optic photonic switch.