Chaos mirror for free-space links

Takahisa Harayama*, Peter Davis

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We propose a novel reflector, called a chaos mirror, designed by use of the principles of chaotic reflection. A feature of the reflector is that it converts a one-dimensional spread of incident rays into a two-dimensional spread of reflected rays. This can be useful for making free-space optical beam links by sweeping a transmission beam in only one dimension.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1426-1428
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Sept 15
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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