Abstract

We describe an adaptive interferometer based on rubidium vapor, which combines a good signal-to-noise ratio with a high cutoff frequency of 1  MHz. These features can be useful for optical detection of ultrasound generated in diffusely scattering objects in the presence of strong environmentally produced vibrations.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
In situ monitoring of the photorefractive response time in a self-adaptive wavefront holography setup developed for acousto-optic imaging

M. Lesaffre, F. Jean, F. Ramaz, A.C. Boccara, M. Gross, P. Delaye, and G. Roosen
Opt. Express 15(3) 1030-1042 (2007)

Mechanical impedance measurement and damage detection using noncontact laser ultrasound

Hyeonseok Lee, Hyeong Uk Lim, Jung-Wuk Hong, and Hoon Sohn
Opt. Lett. 39(11) 3130-3133 (2014)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (4)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription