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OPTICAL TRANSFORMATIONS IN INTEGRATED OPTICS PROVIDED BY SHAPED ELECTRODES

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000023093D
Original Publication Date: 1976-Aug-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-27

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A light beam is modulated by deflection within an optical waveguide utilizing a material, such as a liquid crystal. The index of refraction of the liquid crystal is altered in response to an electrical field,