Accession Number:

ADA339778

Title:

Motionless Dynamic System for 3-D Optical Memory Based on PLZT Electro-Optic Lenses

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Sep 94-Jun 97

Corporate Author:

SYRACUSE UNIV NY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

43.0

Abstract:

The objective of this effort is to design, fabricate, and test a device that uses the electro-optic effort for laser beam focusing and beam steering. The technology is applicable to standard and next generation optical disk subsystems and 3-D volumetric optical memories. The report presents experimental results of a two-dimensional electro-optic dynamic diverging lens. The device is based on a lanthanum-modified lead zirconate titanate PLZT ceramic wafer. The continual change of focal length is achieved by an applied control voltage. The design of the device takes a simple form and is almost free of diffraction loss.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrooptical and Optoelectronic Devices
  • Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE