1 February 1985 Optically Addressed Membrane Spatial Light Modulator
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The architecture, operation, and performance of a new two-dimensional, optically addressed, membrane spatial light modulator are described. The modulator, the optical-to-optical deformable mirror device, consists of an array of 128 X128 deformable mirror elements on 25 .im centers integrated on silicon. The device exhibits a sensitivity of 1.7 jJ/cm2 at 525 nm, write times of 25 i. is, and erase times of 40 I.Ls. Images are read out with near-IR illumination. The device can be used to convert incoherent images to coherent images for optical information processing applications.
Dennis R. Pape, "Optically Addressed Membrane Spatial Light Modulator," Optical Engineering 24(1), 241107 (1 February 1985). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.7973435 . Submission:
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