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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 17 — Aug. 20, 2007
  • pp: 10607–10614

Tuneable planar integrated optical systems

M. Amberg, A. Oeder, S. Sinzinger, P. J. W. Hands, and G. D. Love  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 17, pp. 10607-10614 (2007)

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Planar integrated free-space optical systems are well suited for a variety of applications, such as optical interconnects and security devices. Here, we demonstrate dynamic functionality of such microoptical systems by the integration of adaptive liquid-crystal-devices.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(010.1080) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Active or adaptive optics
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(200.4650) Optics in computing : Optical interconnects

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

Original Manuscript: April 19, 2007
Revised Manuscript: May 25, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: May 25, 2007
Published: August 7, 2007

M. Amberg, A. Oeder, S. Sinzinger, P. J. W. Hands, and G. D. Love, "Tuneable Planar Integrated Optical Systems," Opt. Express 15, 10607-10614 (2007)

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