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  • Vol. 31, Iss. 20 — Jul. 10, 1992
  • pp: 3966–3970

Bi12SiO20 thin-film spatial light modulator

Yasuyuki Nagao, Haruhisa Sakata, and Yoshinori Mimura  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 31, Issue 20, pp. 3966-3970 (1992)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.31.003966


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Abstract

A thin-film spatial light modulator that uses an epitaxial film of Bi12SiO20 has been developed. By using a thin epitaxial film as a sensing, storing, and modulating layer, we can attain high resolution of 27 line pairs/mm at 50% modulation. In addition, a novel device structure that adopts a low resistivity substrate enables this device to be erased quickly only by bias voltage switching.

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History
Original Manuscript: January 17, 1991
Published: July 10, 1992

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Yasuyuki Nagao, Haruhisa Sakata, and Yoshinori Mimura, "Bi12SiO20 thin-film spatial light modulator," Appl. Opt. 31, 3966-3970 (1992)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-31-20-3966


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