acousto-optical cell

Definitions

Electronics

  • A device which is utilized to modulate, deflect, and focus light waves, through their interactions with acoustic waves. Used, for example, in laser equipment for control of the intensity and position of laser beam radiation. Also called acousto-optical device, acousto-optical modulator, Bragg cell, or optoacoustic cell.
  • synonymacousto-optical device
  • synonymacousto-optical modulator
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