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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 7 — Mar. 29, 2010
  • pp: 7384–7389

Sub-millisecond, high stroke phase modulation using polymer network liquid crystals

Gordon D. Love, Andrew K. Kirby, and Robert A. Ramsey  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 7, pp. 7384-7389 (2010)

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We describe the production of a high speed, and high stroke, phase modulator using a polymer network liquid crystal device. We present data showing fast response times (sub millisecond) in a device which can operate at visible wavelengths with a simple electrical addressing scheme.

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OCIS Codes
(120.5060) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase modulation
(160.3710) Materials : Liquid crystals

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: February 12, 2010
Revised Manuscript: March 19, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: March 19, 2010
Published: March 24, 2010

Gordon D. Love, Andrew K. Kirby, and Robert A. Ramsey, "Sub-millisecond, high stroke phase modulation using polymer network liquid crystals," Opt. Express 18, 7384-7389 (2010)

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