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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)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.000352


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Abstract

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

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

Citation
Xin Wang, Haitao Dai, and Keshu Xu, "Tunable reflective lens array based on liquid crystal on silicon," Opt. Express 13, 352-357 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-2-352


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