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Numerical simulation of an optically addressed spatial light modulator with a nematic liquid crystal layer
Author(s): Pamela Adamson; Victor C. Hui; Carl V. Brown
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Paper Abstract

A numerical model has been developed that describes the electro-optical switching properties of an optically addressed spatial light modulator (OASLM). The OASLM device comprises of a hydrogenated amorphous silicon photosensitive layer with electrically blocking contacts, and a nematic liquid crystal light modulation layer. The model has been used to investigate the magnitudes of the switching voltages that give the largest operating window between the on (illuminated) and off (dark) states.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 December 2002
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4799, Liquid Crystals VI, (12 December 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.455765
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Pamela Adamson, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
Victor C. Hui, QinetiQ (United Kingdom)
Carl V. Brown, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4799:
Liquid Crystals VI
Iam-Choon Khoo, Editor(s)

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