Abstract

An optically addressed ferroelectric liquid crystal spatial light modulator has been verified as a suitable input and frequency plane modulator in a joint transform correlator.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

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  1. C. S. Weaver, J. W. Goodman, “A Technique for Optically Convolving Functions,” Appl. Opt. 5, 1248–1249 (1966).
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1989 (2)

D. A. Gregory, J. C. Kirsch, “Compact Optical Correlators,” Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 960, 66–85 (1989).

B. Javidi, J. L. Horner, “Single Spatial Light Modulator Joint Transform Correlator,” Appl. Opt. 28, 1027–1032 (1989).
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1966 (1)

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Experimental system used to demonstrate the implementation of joint transform correlation using an optically addressed FELC SLM.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Test and reference input scenes which were initially displayed on the FELC SLM.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Joint transform interference spectrum produced with the FELC SLM.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Output correlations when the interference spectrum of Fig. 3 is input to the FELC SLM.

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