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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 2 — Jan. 24, 2005
  • pp: 352–357

Tunable reflective lens array based on liquid crystal on silicon

Xin Wang, Haitao Dai, and Keshu Xu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 2, pp. 352-357 (2005)

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We use a phase modulation method to form tunable lens arrays on liquid crystal on silicon (LCOS). With independent voltage adjustment on each pixel, LCOS generates a high-resolution gradual phase modulation profile, which makes it possible for the lens array to be freely tunable in focal length and other parameters. A tunable lens array is made on LCOS by use of this method, and we provide details of the theoretical analyses and experimental results.

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OCIS Codes
(080.3620) Geometric optics : Lens system design
(230.3720) Optical devices : Liquid-crystal devices

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: November 16, 2004
Revised Manuscript: December 20, 2004
Published: January 24, 2005

Xin Wang, Haitao Dai, and Keshu Xu, "Tunable reflective lens array based on liquid crystal on silicon," Opt. Express 13, 352-357 (2005)

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