Meadowlark Optics, Inc. Datasheets for Optical Choppers and Optical Shutters

Optical choppers are mechanical or electronic devices that pass and then interrupt a beam of light for a known brief interval.  Optical shutters are used to control the amount of time that a light sensitive material is exposed to radiation. 
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Our liquid crystal shutter uses twisted nematic liquid crystals to provide a vibration-free mechanical shutter alternative. The twisted nematic liquid crystal switches between a state that rotates the input polarization...
The Swift Optical Shutter is a vibration-free alternative to mechanical shutters for use in high- speed applications. It uses a Swift Liquid Crystal Variable Retarder between crossed polarizers to provide...