1 November 1996 Multiport model of a liquid crystal light valve
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Development of optical information processing systems requires accurate models of the spatial light modulators employed in these systems. These models must recognize the multiport and non-linear nature of these devices. Here we describe the temporal characteristics of spatial light modulators by a quadratic multiport model. We use spectrum analysis and sinusoidal perturbation with synchronous detection to observe the nonlinear characteristics of a Hughes Model 4050 liquid crystal light valve. We present experimental results demonstrating some of the nonlinear characteristics.
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Mark Storrs, Mark Storrs, David J. Mehrl, David J. Mehrl, John F. Walkup, John F. Walkup, } "Multiport model of a liquid crystal light valve", Proc. SPIE 2848, Materials, Devices, and Systems for Optoelectronic Processing, (1 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.256142; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.256142


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