Abstract

The contrast ratio for the two-dimensional magneto-optic spatial light modulator can be increased by using simple spatial filtering techniques or by adding a light-blocking layer.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

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  1. J. A. Davis, J. Gamlieli, G. W. Bach, “Optical transmission and contrast ratio studies of the magneto-optic spatial light modulator,” Appl. Opt. 27, 5194–5201 (1988).
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  3. W. E. Ross, D. Psaltis, R. H. Anderson, “Two dimensional magneto-optic spatial light modulator for signal processing,” Opt. Eng. 22, 485–490 (1983).
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  5. D. Psaltis, E. G. Paek, S. S. Venkatesh, “Optical image correlation with a binary spatial light modulator,” Opt. Eng. 23, 698–704 (1984).
  6. J. A. Davis, M. A. Waring, G. W. Bach, R. A. Lilly, D. M. Cottrell, “Compact optical correlator design,” Appl. Opt. 28, 10–11 (1989).
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1990 (1)

1989 (1)

1988 (1)

1984 (1)

D. Psaltis, E. G. Paek, S. S. Venkatesh, “Optical image correlation with a binary spatial light modulator,” Opt. Eng. 23, 698–704 (1984).

1983 (1)

W. E. Ross, D. Psaltis, R. H. Anderson, “Two dimensional magneto-optic spatial light modulator for signal processing,” Opt. Eng. 22, 485–490 (1983).

Anderson, R. H.

W. E. Ross, D. Psaltis, R. H. Anderson, “Two dimensional magneto-optic spatial light modulator for signal processing,” Opt. Eng. 22, 485–490 (1983).

Bach, G. W.

Cottrell, D. M.

Davis, J. A.

Gamlieli, J.

Gaylord, T. K.

Hartman, N. F.

Lilly, R. A.

Paek, E. G.

D. Psaltis, E. G. Paek, S. S. Venkatesh, “Optical image correlation with a binary spatial light modulator,” Opt. Eng. 23, 698–704 (1984).

Psaltis, D.

D. Psaltis, E. G. Paek, S. S. Venkatesh, “Optical image correlation with a binary spatial light modulator,” Opt. Eng. 23, 698–704 (1984).

W. E. Ross, D. Psaltis, R. H. Anderson, “Two dimensional magneto-optic spatial light modulator for signal processing,” Opt. Eng. 22, 485–490 (1983).

Ross, W. E.

W. E. Ross, D. Psaltis, R. H. Anderson, “Two dimensional magneto-optic spatial light modulator for signal processing,” Opt. Eng. 22, 485–490 (1983).

Venkatesh, S. S.

D. Psaltis, E. G. Paek, S. S. Venkatesh, “Optical image correlation with a binary spatial light modulator,” Opt. Eng. 23, 698–704 (1984).

Waas, J. M.

J. A. Davis, J. M. Waas, “Current status of the magneto-optic spatial light modulator,” in Spatial Light Modulators and Applications III, U. Efron, ed., Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng.1150, 27–43 (1989).

Waring, M. A.

Appl. Opt. (3)

Opt. Eng. (2)

W. E. Ross, D. Psaltis, R. H. Anderson, “Two dimensional magneto-optic spatial light modulator for signal processing,” Opt. Eng. 22, 485–490 (1983).

D. Psaltis, E. G. Paek, S. S. Venkatesh, “Optical image correlation with a binary spatial light modulator,” Opt. Eng. 23, 698–704 (1984).

Other (1)

J. A. Davis, J. M. Waas, “Current status of the magneto-optic spatial light modulator,” in Spatial Light Modulators and Applications III, U. Efron, ed., Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng.1150, 27–43 (1989).

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Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Alignment of the analyzer–polarizer for operation of the MOSLM in the (a) ON/OFF mode and the (b) binary phase-only mode.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Optical imaging and spatial filtering setup.

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