Spacial Light Modulator

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The orientation of the liquid crystal modifies the index of refraction and therefore varies the speed of light through that medium. You can slow down parts of that wave front so that the lagging edge can catch-up with the leading edge.

One thought on “Spacial Light Modulator

  1. The concept is interesting. What are they imaging with this?The technical detail in your illustration is impressive.

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