Accession Number : ADA269252

Title :   Evaluation of a Liquid Crystal Spatial Light Modulator Capable of Amplitude- and Phase-Modulating Modes.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 15 Dec 92-1 Feb 93,

Corporate Author : ARMY MISSILE COMMAND REDSTONE ARSENAL AL WEAPONS SCIENCE DIRECTORATE

Personal Author(s) : Hudson, Tracy D.

Report Date : JUN 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : An optically-addressed nematic liquid crystal spatial light modulator marketed by Micro-Optics Technologies has been evaluated as an amplitude- and phase-modulating device for optical pattern recognition applications. Experimental results of the device's performance are presented in this report.

Descriptors :   *LIGHT MODULATORS, *LIQUID CRYSTALS, *PATTERN RECOGNITION, *OPTICAL CORRELATORS, *PHASE MODULATION, SPATIAL FILTERING, OPTICAL EQUIPMENT, PHASE DISTORTION, AMPLITUDE MODULATION, OPTICAL IMAGES, TEST AND EVALUATION, IMAGE PROCESSING, REACTION TIME, RESPONSE.

Subject Categories : Optics
      Cybernetics
      Electrooptical and Optoelectronic Devices

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE