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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 32 — Nov. 10, 1998
  • pp: 7472–7481

Volterra series modeling of spatial light modulators

Mark Storrs, David J. Mehrl, John F. Walkup, and Thomas F. Krile  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 32, pp. 7472-7481 (1998)

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We present a multiple-input, single-output, weakly nonlinear model of spatial light modulators by use of a second-order Volterra series and describe an experimental method to measure the nonlinear transfer functions by means of sinusoidal perturbation and synchronous detection with a lock-in amplifier. We also present an application of this method to a liquid-crystal light valve.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.3720) Optical devices : Liquid-crystal devices
(230.6120) Optical devices : Spatial light modulators

Original Manuscript: March 5, 1998
Revised Manuscript: May 4, 1998
Published: November 10, 1998

Mark Storrs, David J. Mehrl, John F. Walkup, and Thomas F. Krile, "Volterra series modeling of spatial light modulators," Appl. Opt. 37, 7472-7481 (1998)

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