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Microchannel Spatial Light Modulator As A Storage Medium
Author(s): Cardinal Warde; Arthur D. Fisher
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Paper Abstract

The Microchannel spatial light modulator is an optically-addressed spatial light modulator that is being developed for low-light-level, real-time, optical signal processing. In addition to its framed or continuous real-time mode of operation, it can also be used for short-time (hours), low resolution (less than 20 cycles/mm) optical information storage. In this Paper we describe the structure of the device, its principles of operation, some of its preliminary characteristics, and the first attempts at optical information storage.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 July 1979
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0177, Optical Information Storage, (10 July 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.957247
Show Author Affiliations
Cardinal Warde, Center for Materials Science and Engineering (United States)
Arthur D. Fisher, Center for Materials Science and Engineering (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0177:
Optical Information Storage
Kenneth G. Leib, Editor(s)

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