ApplicationNo. 06/279392 filed on 07/01/1981
US Classes:359/223, By moving a reflective element313/465, Light valve type348/771, Including solid-state deflection elements (e.g., deformable mirror device (DMD))359/855Identical adjacent mirrors identically supported
ExaminersPrimary: Rosenberger, R. A.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesG02B 26/08 (20060101)
H01J 9/20 (20060101)
AbstractA mirror array light valve is described comprising a transparent substrate, a plurality of post members arranged in a regular array on said substrate, and a plurality of deflectable square, rectangular, hexagonal or the like light-reflecting elements arranged in a regular array on said post members such that a post member is positioned under a corresponding corner of each element; methods for making the mirror array light valve are also described.