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Silicon Liquid Crystal Light Valves: Status And Issues
Author(s): U. Efron; P. O. Braatz; M. J. Little; R. N. Schwartz; J. Grinberg
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Paper Abstract

The structure, operation and performance of the silicon-based liquid crystal light valves: the photoactivated, CCD-addressed and visible-to-IR converter are described. The performance limitations of the readout structure, in particular, those affecting resolution, sensitivity, contrast ratio and speed, are discussed.

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Date Published: 23 December 1983
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0388, Advances in Optical Information Processing I, (23 December 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.934987
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U. Efron, Hughes Research Laboratories (United States)
P. O. Braatz, Hughes Research Laboratories (United States)
M. J. Little, Hughes Research Laboratories (United States)
R. N. Schwartz, Hughes Research Laboratories (United States)
J. Grinberg, Hughes Research Laboratories (United States)


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

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