05148157 is referenced by 93 patents and cites 6 patents.

It is possible to control the amplitude and phase modulation of light independently and simultaneously. The invention described here details how to do so by dividing a picture element into smaller modulating elements, providing independent addressing for each element, setting the necessary angle for each element and then resolving them into the picture element. The invention also show one embodiment of the invention.

Title
Spatial light modulator with full complex light modulation capability
Application Number
7/590405
Publication Number
5148157
Application Date
September 28, 1990
Publication Date
September 15, 1992
Inventor
James M Florence
Richardson
TX, US
Agent
Richard L Donaldson
James C Kesterson
Julie L Schneider
Assignee
Texas Instruments Incorporated
TX, US
IPC
G09G 3/34
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