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Experimental Evaluation Of An Elastomer Storage Device
Author(s): L. M. Ralston; R. V. McDaniel
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Paper Abstract

An Elastomer Storage Device (ESD) was constructed which has potential as an adaptive Spatial Filter in optical spectrum analysers. The ESD uses a PVK-TNF photoconductor and parallel plate charging in a low pressure Argon atmosphere. Resolution greater than 100 cycles/mm and a time-bandwidth product in excess of 1. 6 x 106 have been measured. A photometric sensitivity of 5µ J/cm2 at 514. 4nm was observed. The linear dynamic range in the Fourier plane was measured to be 40db. The device has a lifetime in excess of 107 cycles at a frame rate of 10 cycles/second.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 August 1979
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0185, Optical Processing Systems, (10 August 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.957479
Show Author Affiliations
L. M. Ralston, Harris Government Systems Group (United States)
R. V. McDaniel, Harris Government Systems Group (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0185:
Optical Processing Systems
William T. Rhodes, Editor(s)

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