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Gallium Arsenide Photoaddressed Liquid-Crystal Spatial Light Modulator
Author(s): D. Armitage; J. I. Thackara; W. D. Eades
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Paper Abstract

The use of monocrystalline gallium arsenide as a photoaddressing medium for a nematic liquid crystal spatial light modulator is reported. A GaAs-addressed nematic SLM is demonstrated with a limiting resolution of 37 1p/mm over a 30-mm aperture and a 100-Hz frame rate. The influence of the GaAs thickness on the SLM resolution is analyzed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 August 1988
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 0936, Advances in Optical Information Processing III, (22 August 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.946920
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D. Armitage, Lockheed Missiles & Space Co., Inc. (United States)
J. I. Thackara, Lockheed Missiles & Space Co. , Inc. (United States)
W. D. Eades, Lockheed Missiles & Space Co. , Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0936:
Advances in Optical Information Processing III
Dennis R. Pape, Editor(s)

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