HOLOEYE spatial light modulators offer 60 Hz frame rate

March 5, 2010
The PLUTO phase-only spatial light modulators (SLMs) are based on reflective LCOS microdisplays with HDTV resolution.

The PLUTO phase-only spatial light modulators (SLMs) are based on reflective LCOS microdisplays with HDTV resolution (1920 × 1080 pixel) and provide a phase shift of 2π up to 1550 nm. Packaged in a compact housing (121 ×73 × 22 mm), they offer a frame rate of 60 Hz via DVI, pixel pitch of 8.0 µm, and are optimized for a broad wavelength band centered at 800 nm.
HOLOEYE Photonics
Berlin, Germany



New PLUTO Phase Only Spatial Light Modulator Version

The PLUTO phase only SLMs are based on reflective LCOS microdisplays with HDTV resolution (1920 x 1080 Pixel) and provide a phase shift of 2 Pi up to 1550nm. The PLUTO devices are packaged in a compact housing (121x73x22 mm) to ensure an easy integration into optical setups.

-Pixel pitch: 8.0 µm
-Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixel
-Frame rate: 60 HZ via DVI

HOLOEYE developed a new PLUTO version (PLUTO-NIR-2) which is optimized for a broad wavelength band centered at 800nm. This enables efficient applicability for fs-Laser (Ti:Sa) –as well as for specific bio photonic applications.

We now offer 4 versions optimized for the following wavelength ranges:

PLUTO-VIS: 405 – 700nm
New Version: PLUTO-NIR-2: 700-900nm
PLUTO-NIR: 900 – 1100nm

The PLUTO devices are highly programmable and come with a driver software to control all settings and relevant image parameters. The software provides a very easy gamma control to configure the modulator for different applications which is a comfortable tool to tailor the performance of the device to the desired result. Besides geometry and gamma corrections different sequences can also be addressed to the drive board.

In addition, a tailored Spatial Light Modulator application software allows easy generation of diverse dynamic optical functions like gratings, lenses, axicons and apertures, as well as the calculation of diffractive optical elements (DOE) based on user defined images.

New software features:

The PLUTO Spatial Light Modulator kits are now delivered with an extended software package. A software for real-time live hologram calculation which is processed directly on the graphics card GPU is now included. This can be a helpful tool for optical tweezer or holographic projection applications.

A LabView SubVi for enhanced addressing of optical functions was also added which can be implemented in a user defined LabView program for e.g. closed loop applications.

In addition some new configuration files for stabilized addressing and more accurate adaptation of the SLM for various applications were added.

HOLOEYE Photonics AG
Albert-Einstein-Str. 14
12489 Berlin-Adlershof, Germany

Tel: +49 (0)30 63 92 36 60
Fax: +49 (0)30 63 92 36 62
[email protected]


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