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Novel spatial light modulators for active and adaptive optics
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Paper Abstract

We present here results of laboratory and field experiments using two novel active optic elements, a membrane mirror, and a dual frequency nematic liquid crystal. These devices have the advantage of low cost, low power consumption, and compact size. Possible applications of the devices are astronomical adaptive optics, laser beam control, laser cavity mode control, and real time holography.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 March 2000
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3951, Diffractive/Holographic Technologies and Spatial Light Modulators VII, (10 March 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.379370
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David Charles Dayton, Applied Technology Associates (United States)
Sergio R. Restaino, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
John D. Gonglewski, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3951:
Diffractive/Holographic Technologies and Spatial Light Modulators VII
Ivan Cindrich; Sing H. Lee; Richard L. Sutherland, Editor(s)

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