Pockels readout optical modulator


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Pockels readout optical modulator

[′päk·əlz ¦rēd‚au̇t ‚äp·tə·kəl ′mäj·ə‚lād·ər]
(electronics)
A device for storing data in the form of images; it consists of bismuth silicon oxide crystal coated with an insulating layer of parylene and transparent electrodes evaporated on the surfaces; a blue laser is used for writing and a red laser is used for nondestructive readout or processing. Abbreviated PROM.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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