Abstract

We generate arbitrary 1-dimensional spatial profiles in a laser pulse by mapping the temporal electrical waveform sent to an acousto-optic modulator (AOM). The AOM can be therefore used as a spatial light modulator with 50 q,m pixel pitch, fast refresh rate, and high damage threshold.

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