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David M Bloom, Francisco S A Sandejas, Olav Solgaard: Method and apparatus for modulating a light beam. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Claude Hamrick, May 10, 1994: US05311360 (519 worldwide citation)

A modulator for modulating an incident beam of light, the modulator comprising a plurality of equally spaced-apart elements, each of which includes a light-reflective planar surface. The elements are arranged parallel to each other with their light-reflective surfaces parallel to each other. The mod ...


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David M Bloom, Francisco S A Sandejas, Olav Solgaard: Method and apparatus for modulating a light beam. Silicon Light Machines, Haverstock & Owens, September 15, 1998: US05808797 (305 worldwide citation)

A modulator for modulating incident rays of light, the modulator having a plurality of equally spaced apart elements, each of which includes a light reflective planar surface. The elements are arranged parallel to each other with their light reflective surfaces parallel to each other. The modulator ...


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Soutar Colin, Richard D Juday: Method and apparatus for improved spatial light modulation. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, James M Cate, January 12, 1999: US05859728 (15 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for modulating a light beam in an optical processing system is described. Preferably, an electrically-controlled polarizer unit and/or an analyzer unit are utilized in combination with a spatial light modulator and a controller. Preferably, the spatial light modulator comprise ...


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Colin Soutar, Richard D Juday: Method and apparatus for improved spatial light modulation. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, James M Cate, April 25, 2000: US06055086 (4 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for modulating a light beam in an optical processing system is described. Preferably, an electrically-controlled polarizer unit and/or an analyzer unit are utilized in combination with a spatial light modulator and a controller. Preferably, the spatial light modulator comprise ...