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Reading light supply to spatial light modulator with fiber plate
Author(s): Yoshinori Takeuchi; Hideo Kawai; Masato Nakajima
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Paper Abstract

We propose a new planar device for reading light supply on a spatial light modulator. The new device, reading light supplier (RLS), consisting of a fiber plate and a redirector was found to be a suitable device for stacked optical computing systems. A fiber plate has a normal light propagation mode and a spreading light propagation mode, both of which are efficiently utilized in a RLS. The redirector placed on a surface of the fiber plate redirects the propagation direction of light in the fiber plate. Elementary experiments were carried out with RLSs, and we can successfully read out 2-dimensional images.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 July 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1806, Optical Computing, (12 July 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.147820
Show Author Affiliations
Yoshinori Takeuchi, Matsushita Research Institute Tokyo, Inc. (Japan)
Hideo Kawai, Matsushita Research Institute Tokyo, Inc. (Japan)
Masato Nakajima, Matsushita Research Institute Tokyo, Inc. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1806:
Optical Computing

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