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Voltage-Biased Liquid Crystal Optical Power Limiters
Author(s): S. T. Wu
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes how a liquid crystal material could be used as a passive, all optical, broad-band and adjustable threshold optical power limiter. The voltage biased method has been utilized to improve the response time of the proposed optical power limiter. Infrared applications of this device are emphasized.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 December 1986
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0684, Liquid Crystals and Spatial Light Modulator Materials, (19 December 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.936487
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S. T. Wu, Hughes Research Laboratories (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0684:
Liquid Crystals and Spatial Light Modulator Materials
William A. Penn, Editor(s)

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