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Optical Engineering

Characteristics Of The Linear Array Total Internal Reflection (TIR) Electrooptic Spatial Light Modulator For Optical Information Processing
Author(s): Richard V. Johnson; David L. Hecht; Robert A. Sprague; Lawrence N. Flores; David L. Steinmetz; William D. Turner
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Paper Abstract

A first-order analytical model which describes the imaging performance of the total internal reflection (TIR) linear array spatial light modulator is presented. Two modulator configurations are identified, each with a distinct imaging response. The modulator crystal orientation defines which image response model applies. Several optical readout techniques for converting the optical phase modulation into an intensity modulation are described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1983
PDF: 10 pages
Opt. Eng. 22(6) 226665 doi: 10.1117/12.7973221
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 22, Issue 6
Show Author Affiliations
Richard V. Johnson, Xerox Corporation (United States)
David L. Hecht, Xerox Corporation (United States)
Robert A. Sprague, Xerox Corporation (United States)
Lawrence N. Flores, Xerox Corporation (United States)
David L. Steinmetz, Xerox Corporation (United States)
William D. Turner, Xerox Corporation (United States)


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