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Optical Signal Processing by Anthony VanderLugt

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Index

Abbe, as spatial frequency designator, 53

Abbe’s resolution criterion, 106110, 112, 114

Aberrations, 5759

astigmatism, 6364

coma, 6263

curvature of field, 64

distortion, 65

monochromatic wavefront polynomial, 5859

order of, 59

point spread function, 57

reduction, 6567

spherical, 5961

third-order, 59

Accumulators, 561

Acoustic waves:

in acousto-optic cells, 289290, 303304

attenuation, 298299

attenuation by interaction materials, 309

Acousto-optic cells, 156, 288290

acoustic wave attenuation, 298299

acoustic wavelengths, 294296

acousto-optic interaction visualization, 305307

in adaptive filtering, 562563

as beam scanners (deflectors), see Scanners

Bragg diffraction mode, 290, 292294, 305307

configurations, 304

crossed geometry, 540543

in decimated-array spectrum analyzers, 437440, 444

diffraction angles, 294296

diffraction orders, see Diffraction orders

downshifted signals, 294, 303305

dual-channel, 433, 437, 446

in electronic reference correlators, 526528

in heterodyne detection, 372, 384, 387, 391, 395

in heterodyne spectrum analyzers, 398399, 403404, 407, 414416, 434

and heterodyne transform, 461

input/output relationships, 299301

interaction materials, 289, 299, 308309

modulation index, 291, 299

multichannel, 307, 566567

phase modulation in, 301302

Q-factor, 292

Raman-Nath diffraction mode, 288, 290292, 293, 294, 305

in Range/Doppler radar processing, 557558, 560

in real-time spectrum analyzers, 430, 546

source depletion, 358359

in space-integrating ...

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