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Chemically enhanced bacteriorhodopsin thin-film spatial-light modulator
Author(s): Qi Wang Song; Chunping Zhang; Robert V. Blumer; Richard B. Gross; Zhongping Chen; Robert R. Birge
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Paper Abstract

An optically addressed spatial light modulator that is based on the chemically enhanced bacteriorhodopsin thin film is demonstrated. The underlying principle is the light-induced shift of absorption band of the protein. The device can be chemically or genetically modified for different applications. In our preliminary experiment, a resolution of about 100 line pairs per millimeter with a linear dynamic range of above 100:1 is obtained.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 January 1994
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2051, International Conference on Optical Information Processing, (21 January 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.165928
Show Author Affiliations
Qi Wang Song, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Chunping Zhang, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Robert V. Blumer, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Richard B. Gross, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Zhongping Chen, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Robert R. Birge, Syracuse Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2051:
International Conference on Optical Information Processing
Yuri V. Gulyaev; Dennis R. Pape, Editor(s)

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