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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 46, Iss. 31 — Nov. 1, 2007
  • pp: 7631–7639

Microelectromechanical system-based adaptive space-variant imaging microspectrometer

Eric Shields, Wei Zhou, Yuyan Wang, and James Leger  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 46, Issue 31, pp. 7631-7639 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.46.007631


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Abstract

An imaging spectrometer with adaptive space-variant spectral resolution is introduced to improve spectrometer data collection efficiency. Pixel-based dynamically selectable dispersion is achieved using microelectromechanical system (MEMS) mirrors to control the light path of each image point through the spectrometer. A compact ( 1 × 4 × 0.3 mm ) planar-optics structure is demonstrated, allowing the tiling of multiple spectrometers in an array for large image formats. The prototype spectrometer covers a wavelength between 500 and 1000 nm with a spectral resolution that is dynamically adaptable for each pixel from 7.5 to 15 nm .

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(120.6200) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Spectrometers and spectroscopic instrumentation

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

History
Original Manuscript: June 22, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: July 23, 2007
Published: October 23, 2007

Citation
Eric Shields, Wei Zhou, Yuyan Wang, and James Leger, "Microelectromechanical system-based adaptive space-variant imaging microspectrometer," Appl. Opt. 46, 7631-7639 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-46-31-7631


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