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Cylindrical and spherical adaptive liquid crystal lenses
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Paper Abstract

A novel approach to the liquid crystal modulators design is suggested under which the liquid crystal is treated as a distribution capacitor. To control the capacitor, we introduced a distribution high resistance control electrode. We devised methods of control and investigated modal liquid crystal modulators that can be used as adaptive cylindrical and spherical lenses. Analytical derivations, computer and experimental results are presented and discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 December 1998
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3684, Laser Optics '98: Nonlinear and Coherent Optics, (28 December 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.334838
Show Author Affiliations
Alexander F. Naumov, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute (United States)
Mikhail Yu. Loktev, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute (Netherlands)
Igor R. Guralnik, Samara State Univ. (Russia)
Gleb V. Vdovin, General Physics Institute (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3684:
Laser Optics '98: Nonlinear and Coherent Optics
Vladimir E. Sherstobitov, Editor(s)

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