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Characteristics Of The Linear Array Total Internal Reflection (TIR) Electrooptic Spatial Light Modulator For Optical Information Processing
Author(s): Lawrence N. Flores; David L. Hecht; Richard V. Johnson; Robert A. Sprague; David L. Steinmetz; William D. Turner
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Paper Abstract

A first order analytical model which describes the imaging performance of the total internal reflection (TIR) linear array spatial light modulator is presented. Two modulator configurations are identified, each with a distinct imaging response. The modulator crystal orientation defines which image response model applies. Several optical readout techniques for converting the optical phase modulation into an intensity modulation are described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 December 1983
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0388, Advances in Optical Information Processing I, (23 December 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.934977
Show Author Affiliations
Lawrence N. Flores, Xerox Corporation (United States)
David L. Hecht, Xerox Corporation (United States)
Richard V. Johnson, Xerox Corporation (United States)
Robert A. Sprague, Xerox Corporation (United States)
David L. Steinmetz, Xerox Corporation (United States)
William D. Turner, Xerox Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0388:
Advances in Optical Information Processing I
G. Michael Morris, Editor(s)

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