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International Optical Design Conference
Vancouver Canada
June 4, 2006
ISBN: 1-55752-811-X
Lightpipes (TuB)

Off the Beaten Path with Total Internal Reflection

Lorne Whitehead

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/IODC.2006.TuB6


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Abstract

This paper begins by discussing "total" in TIR, and "critical" in critical angle, both in relation to controlling TIR. Two applications, specifically illumination with hollow light guides and image displays employing frustrated TIR, are discussed.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics

Citation
L. Whitehead, "Off the Beaten Path with Total Internal Reflection," in International Optical Design, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper TuB6.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=IODC-2006-TuB6


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