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Spark Modulator for Light Beams

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000045900D
Original Publication Date: 1983-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-07

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Imaino, W Tam, AC [+details]

Abstract

An optical modulator is described which utilizes an acoustic shock pulse generated by a spark gap in a stationary or flowing fluid to produce deflection of a light beam.