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P. P. Banerjee, C. Tarn, “A Fourier transform approach to acousto-optic interaction in the presence of propagational diffraction,” Acustica 74181–191 (1991).

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M. A. Karim, A. M. Hanafi, F. Hussain, S. Mustafa, Z. Samberid, N. M. Zain, “Realization of a uniform circular source using a two-dimensional binary filter,” Opt. Lett. 10, 470–472 (1985).

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L. N. Magdich, V. Y. Molchanov, “Diffraction of a divergent beam by intense acoustic waves,” Opt. Spectrosc. (USSR) 42, 299–302 (1977).

S. Min, M. R. Chatterjee, “General integral formalism for acousto-optic and holographic Bragg scattering for arbitrary profiles and orientations,” Acustica 71, 81–92 (1990).

L. N. Magdich, V. Y. Molchanov, “Diffraction of a divergent beam by intense acoustic waves,” Opt. Spectrosc. (USSR) 42, 299–302 (1977).

C. V. Raman, N. S. N. Nath, “The diffraction of light by high frequency sound waves,” Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. Sect. A 2, 406–420 (1935); Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. Sect. A 3, 75–84, 119–125, 459–465 (1936).

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M. R. Chatterjee, T.-C. Poon, D. N. Sitter, “Transfer function formalism for strong acousto-optic Bragg diffraction of light beams with arbitrary profiles,” Acustica 71, 81–92 (1990).

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B. Benlarbi, P. St. J. Russell, L. Solymar, “Bragg diffraction of Gaussian beams by thick gratings: numerical evaluations by plane-wave decomposition,” Appl. Phys. B 28, 383–390 (1982).

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B. Benlarbi, P. St. J. Russell, L. Solymar, “Bragg diffraction of finite beams by thick gratings: two rival theories,” Appl. Phys. B 28, 63–72 (1982).

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

E. Tervonen, A. T. Friberg, J. Turunen, “Acousto-optic conversion of laser beams into flat-top beams,” J. Mod. Opt. 40, 625–635 (1993).

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M. R. Chatterjee, T.-C. Poon, D. N. Sitter, “Transfer function formalism for strong acousto-optic Bragg diffraction of light beams with arbitrary profiles,” Acustica 71, 81–92 (1990).

P. P. Banerjee, C. Tarn, “A Fourier transform approach to acousto-optic interaction in the presence of propagational diffraction,” Acustica 74181–191 (1991).

S. Min, M. R. Chatterjee, “General integral formalism for acousto-optic and holographic Bragg scattering for arbitrary profiles and orientations,” Acustica 71, 81–92 (1990).

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B. Benlarbi, P. St. J. Russell, L. Solymar, “Bragg diffraction of Gaussian beams by thick gratings: numerical evaluations by plane-wave decomposition,” Appl. Phys. B 28, 383–390 (1982).

[CrossRef]

H. Kogelnik, “Coupled wave theory for thick hologram gratings,” Bell Syst. Tech. J 48, 2909–2947 (1969).

W. R. Klein, B. D. Cook, “Unified approach to ultrasonic light diffraction,” IEEE Trans. Sonics Ultrason. SU-14, 723–733 (1967).

L. E. Hargrove, “Effects of ultrasonic waves on Gaussian light beams with diameter comparable to ultrasonic wavelength,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 43, 847–851 (1967).

[CrossRef]

E. Tervonen, A. T. Friberg, J. Turunen, “Acousto-optic conversion of laser beams into flat-top beams,” J. Mod. Opt. 40, 625–635 (1993).

[CrossRef]

T.-C. Poon, A. Korpel, “Feynman diagram approach to acousto-optic scattering in the near-Bragg region,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. 71, 1202–1208 (1981).

[CrossRef]

R. S. Chu, T. Tamir, “Bragg diffraction of Gaussian beams by periodically modulated media,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. 66, 220–226 (1976).

[CrossRef]

R. S. Chu, T. Tamir, “Bragg diffraction of Gaussian beams by periodically modulated media for incidence close to a Bragg angle,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. 66, 1438–1440 (1976).

[CrossRef]

R. S. Chu, J. A. Kong, T. Tamir, “Diffraction of Gaussian beams by a periodically modulated layer,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. 67, 1555–1561 (1977).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

Y. Ohtsuka, A. Tanone, “Acousto-optic intensity modification of a Gaussian laser beam,” Opt. Commun. 39, 70–74 (1981).

[CrossRef]

S. R. Jahan, M. A. Karim, “Refracting systems for Gaussian-to-uniform beam transformations,” Opt. Laser Technol. 21, 27–30 (1989).

[CrossRef]

D. Shafer, “Gaussian to flattop intensity distributing lens,” Opt. Laser Technol. 14, 159–160 (1982).

[CrossRef]

L. N. Magdich, V. Y. Molchanov, “Diffraction of a divergent beam by intense acoustic waves,” Opt. Spectrosc. (USSR) 42, 299–302 (1977).

C. V. Raman, N. S. N. Nath, “The diffraction of light by high frequency sound waves,” Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. Sect. A 2, 406–420 (1935); Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. Sect. A 3, 75–84, 119–125, 459–465 (1936).

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R. R. Aggarwal, “Diffraction of light by ultrasonic waves (deduction of different theories from the generalized theory of Raman and Nath),” Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. Sect. A 31, 417–426 (1950).

T.-C. Poon, M. R. Chatterjee, “Transfer function approach to acousto-optic Bragg diffraction of finite optical beams using Fourier integrals,” presented at the 1988 International Union of Radio Science Meeting, Syracuse, N.Y., June 1988.

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