Eur. Phys. J. AP
Volume 6, Number 3, June 1999
|Page(s)||331 - 333|
|Published online||15 June 1999|
Electro-acoustic modulator for X-ray based digital data transmission
European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, B.P. 220, 38043 Grenoble Cedex, France
2 Laboratoire de Cristallographie, CNRS, B.P. 166, 38042 Grenoble Cedex, France
3 Institute of Microelectronics Technology, Russian Academy of Sciences, 142432 Chernogolovka, Moscow District, Russia
Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 15 March 1999
Published online: 15 June 1999
An experiment of high-frequency X-ray beam modulation for fast digital data transfer by X-rays is presented in this paper. The modulation of the beam is performed by diffraction on surface acoustic waves whose time-structure contains already the information to be transmitted. It has been possible to connect two computers via an X-ray beam and to perform digital data transfers at a speed of a few kbits/s.
PACS: 07.85.-m – X- and γ-ray instruments and techniques
© EDP Sciences, 1999
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