A novel use of liquid-crystal television (LCTV) is described. It is shown that, if the phase nonuniformity of the LCTV is corrected by a liquid gate, then a simple computer-generated hologram can be written and coherently reconstructed.
© 1986 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: March 17, 1986
Manuscript Accepted: August 8, 1986
Published: November 1, 1986
Fai Mok, Joseph Diep, Hua-Kuang Liu, and Demetri Psaltis, "Real-time computer-generated hologram by means of liquid-crystal television spatial light modulator," Opt. Lett. 11, 748-750 (1986)