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Bottlenecks in developing optically addressed SLMs with desirable performance
Author(s): Geoffrey L. Burdge; Stephen H. Perlmutter; Pierre R. Barbier; David Doroski; Robert A. Rice; S. Wichart; Garret Moddel
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Paper Abstract

OASLMs incorporating an a-Si:H photosensor and ferroelectric liquid crystal have proved their high performance in optoelectronic processing systems. The final step in their development is to establish a long mean time between failures, consistent responsibility, gain, resolution, and gray level response. Some subtle properties of the alignment layers, the liquid crystals, and the operating conditions create bottlenecks to producing consistently performing devices. We examine these bottleneck issues and explore ways to extend the reliability of device performance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 August 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1911, Liquid Crystal Materials, Devices, and Applications II, (13 August 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.151223
Show Author Affiliations
Geoffrey L. Burdge, Univ. of Colorado/Boulder (United States)
Stephen H. Perlmutter, Univ. of Colorado/Boulder (United States)
Pierre R. Barbier, Univ. of Colorado/Boulder (United States)
David Doroski, Univ. of Colorado/Boulder (United States)
Robert A. Rice, Univ. of Colorado/Boulder (United States)
S. Wichart, Univ. of Colorado/Boulder (United States)
Garret Moddel, Univ. of Colorado/Boulder (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1911:
Liquid Crystal Materials, Devices, and Applications II
Uzi Efron; Michael D. Wand, Editor(s)

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