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A primer on digital micromirror device technology

Posted: 14 Jan 2014 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:digital micromirror device? DMD? opto-mechanical? electro-mechanical? pixel?

This application note describes the basic structure and operation of the digital micromirror device (DMD) array. The DMD is a unique combination of opto-mechanical and electro-mechanical elements. The journey begins with understanding how one pixel works and building on that to encompass the entire array of pixels that comprise a DMD. The DMD pixel (mirror) is both an opto-mechanical element and an electro-mechanical element.

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Originally published by Texas Instruments at as "DMD 101: Introduction to Digital Micromirror Device (DMD) Technology".

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