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Digital micromirror device for projection display
Author(s): Gary A. Feather; David W. Monk
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Paper Abstract

The digital micromirror device is the product of a technological development program that began at Texas Instruments over 15 years ago. It is a microelectromechanical system device that includes an array of mirrors fabricated above CMOS static random-access memory elements. Rapid switching of the diagonally hinged mirrors allows incident light to be modulated to form the highest quality video images for projection displays systems. Recent developments, discussed here, improve the optical and electronic performance as well as reduce the required number of active elements.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 April 1995
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2407, Projection Displays, (7 April 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.205883
Show Author Affiliations
Gary A. Feather, Texas Instruments Inc. (United States)
David W. Monk, Texas Instruments Ltd. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2407:
Projection Displays
Ming Hsien Wu, Editor(s)

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