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Improved model of the TI deformable mirror device
Author(s): Jack E. Cravatt; Michael K. Giles
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Paper Abstract

The operational characteristics of two alternative types of deformable mirror device (DMD) for optical signal processing applications, respectively designated the 'cantilever beam-inverted cloverleaf' and the 'flexure-hinged piston-type', have been simulated by full-scale parallel computer models. Attention is given to Fourier plane and correlation plane analysis results for each DMD type's use as an input device and as a phase-modulating filter device. Simulated system responses are evaluated for several correlator configurations, and the parallel algorithms used to both implement the models and perform the Fourier transforms are evaluated to ascertain the speed and effectiveness of the parallelism relative to serial algorithms.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1990
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 1296, Advances in Optical Information Processing IV, (1 September 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.21255
Show Author Affiliations
Jack E. Cravatt, New Mexico State Univ. (United States)
Michael K. Giles, New Mexico State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1296:
Advances in Optical Information Processing IV
Dennis R. Pape, Editor(s)

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