The development of a liquid-crystal-based visible-to-IR dynamic image converter (VIDIC) is described. Liquid crystal studies in the IR as well as the structure, operation, and preliminary performance results of a 10.6 um VIDIC are reported.
S. T. Wu,
L. D. Hess,
"Liquid-Crystal-Based Visible-To-Infrared Dynamic Image Converter," Optical Engineering 24(1), 241111 (1 February 1985). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.7973436