light modulator

light modulator

[′līt ‚mäj·ə‚lād·ər]
(electronics)
The combination of a source of light, an appropriate optical system, and a means for varying the resulting light beam to produce an optical sound track on motion picture film.
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A small liquid crystal display called a spatial light modulator imparted a particular twist in the beam--say, one twist.
Limited Tenders are invited for Reflective Type Of Pure Phase Spatial Light Modulator With Controller (Tender Value Shown Is Dummy.
Researchers are also working on super paramagnetic beads and a spatial light modulator for processing a large array of droplets.
It uses what is called a spatial light modulator to "undo" the scattering that makes objects opaque or non-reflecting.
Specifically, we will utilize a Spatial Light Modulator laser and a novel software application in order to realize a pixelated surface with the desired profile.
Using an instrument called a spatial light modulator to twist the beams, the researchers sent as many as four concurrent beams, transmitting data at speeds up to 1.
They used a liquid crystal device, which allows precise control of light, called a spatial light modulator (SLM), to manipulate 64-femtosecond-long laser pulses being projected onto a layer of paint.
Paper: "Fabrication of microscale medical devices by two-photon polymerization with multiple foci via a spatial light modulator," Shaun D.
His team worked out the transmission matrix for their painted glass slide by hitting it with a weak laser beam more than 1000 times, changing the shape of the beam each time using a spatial light modulator - the same device used to control the light emerging from a video projector.
The spatial light modulator imprints a calculated pattern of phase shifts onto the light.