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, 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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