MEMS actuated small scale retroreflectors for free space optical communications

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Abstract

This paper describes the use of electrothermal MEMS actuation and small-scale spherical retroreflectors to produce a retroreflective optical phase modulator.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS and their Applications Conference, 2005
PublisherIEEE
PagesS384-S390
Volume8
Edition3
ISBN (Print)0-7803-9278-7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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retroreflectors
free-space optical communication
actuation
microelectromechanical systems
modulators

Keywords

  • micro-optics
  • microactuators
  • optical communication equipment
  • optical links
  • optical modulation
  • phase modulation

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Jenkins, C. R., Brown, J. G., Johnstone, W., & Uttamchandani, D. G. (2006). MEMS actuated small scale retroreflectors for free space optical communications. In Proceedings of the IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS and their Applications Conference, 2005 (3 ed., Vol. 8, pp. S384-S390). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/OMEMS.2005.1540127
Jenkins, C.R. ; Brown, J.G. ; Johnstone, W. ; Uttamchandani, D.G. / MEMS actuated small scale retroreflectors for free space optical communications. Proceedings of the IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS and their Applications Conference, 2005. Vol. 8 3. ed. IEEE, 2006. pp. S384-S390
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MEMS actuated small scale retroreflectors for free space optical communications. / Jenkins, C.R.; Brown, J.G.; Johnstone, W.; Uttamchandani, D.G.

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Jenkins CR, Brown JG, Johnstone W, Uttamchandani DG. MEMS actuated small scale retroreflectors for free space optical communications. In Proceedings of the IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS and their Applications Conference, 2005. 3 ed. Vol. 8. IEEE. 2006. p. S384-S390 https://doi.org/10.1109/OMEMS.2005.1540127