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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 53, Iss. 7 — Mar. 1, 2014
  • pp: 1322–1327

Algorithm research on microstructure distribution on the bottom surface of an integrated micro-optical light guide plate

Ping Xu, Yanyan Huang, Zhijie Su, and Xulin Zhang  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 53, Issue 7, pp. 1322-1327 (2014)

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Based on the backlight module (BLM) with an integrated micro-optical light guide plate (MOLGP) that we proposed [Opt. Express 21, 20159 (2013)], an optical model that maps the relationship between the distribution of microprisms on the bottom surface of the integrated MOLGP and the luminance of the output light is established by a backpropagation neural network in this paper. Then the optimized distribution of the microprisms for high luminance uniformity of the output light is obtained by a genetic algorithm. Finally, the integrated BLM with the optimized distribution of microprisms on the bottom surface of the integrated MOLGP is set up in optical software, and the simulation results show that the luminance uniformity of the output light in this BLM reaches 93%.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1380) Diffraction and gratings : Binary optics
(120.2040) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Displays
(230.3120) Optical devices : Integrated optics devices
(230.3720) Optical devices : Liquid-crystal devices
(350.3950) Other areas of optics : Micro-optics
(060.4251) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, assignment and routing algorithms

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: November 6, 2013
Revised Manuscript: January 24, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: January 25, 2014
Published: February 25, 2014

Ping Xu, Yanyan Huang, Zhijie Su, and Xulin Zhang, "Algorithm research on microstructure distribution on the bottom surface of an integrated micro-optical light guide plate," Appl. Opt. 53, 1322-1327 (2014)

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