TITLE

Large-angle beam steering using all-optical liquid crystal spatial light modulators

AUTHOR(S)
Tabiryan, N.V.; Nersisyan, S.R.
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;6/21/2004, Vol. 84 Issue 25, p5145
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We have demonstrated operation of an all-optical liquid crystal (spatial light modulator) used for steering a laser beam over large angles. Continuous steering over ±12.4° is achieved, controlled by the power of an infrared pump beam; This is a very large steering angle for a nonmechanical nondiffractive system.
ACCESSION #
13538794

 

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