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Adaptive LC lens array and its application
Author(s): Werner Klaus; Masafumi Ide; Yutaka Hayano; Shigeru Morokawa; Yoshinori Arimoto
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Paper Abstract

The introduction of the 'hybrid electrode' has proven to successfully simplify both the electrode design and the requirements on the electrical driver of liquid crystal optical devices. In this paper, we present the design and summarize some experimental results with respect to liquid crystal lenses and lens arrays employing the hybrid electrode structure. We further introduce the design of the circular hybrid electrode structure that brought forth, to our knowledge, the first single-layer liquid crystal spherical lens array with quadratic lens apertures.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 March 1999
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3635, Liquid Crystal Materials, Devices, and Applications VII, (26 March 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.343874
Show Author Affiliations
Werner Klaus, Communications Research Lab. (Japan)
Masafumi Ide, Citizen Watch Ltd. (Japan)
Yutaka Hayano, Communications Research Lab. (Japan)
Shigeru Morokawa, Citizen Watch Ltd. (Japan)
Yoshinori Arimoto, Communications Research Lab. (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3635:
Liquid Crystal Materials, Devices, and Applications VII
Ranganathan Shashidhar, Editor(s)

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