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  • Vol. 42, Iss. 20 — Jul. 10, 2003
  • pp: 4186–4195

Enhanced three-dimensional integral imaging system by use of double display devices

Sung-Wook Min, Bahram Javidi, and Byoungho Lee  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 42, Issue 20, pp. 4186-4195 (2003)

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We propose an enhanced three-dimensional (3D) integral imaging system using multiple display devices. Experimental results with double devices prove the improvement in the image depth for a given image quality. We present experiments on an enhanced 3D integral imaging system using double display devices, in which two 3D subimages that cover different depth ranges are separately generated in each device, and then they are combined with a beam splitter to reconstruct the whole 3D image with an enhanced depth of view. In a similar manner, the double-device system can also be used to obtain a wider viewing angle by combining two images with different viewing angle ranges. We discuss the possibility of 3D integral imaging systems using multiple display devices as extensions of the system with double display devices.

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OCIS Codes
(100.6890) Image processing : Three-dimensional image processing
(110.2990) Imaging systems : Image formation theory
(220.2740) Optical design and fabrication : Geometric optical design

Original Manuscript: September 9, 2002
Revised Manuscript: January 30, 2003
Published: July 10, 2003

Sung-Wook Min, Bahram Javidi, and Byoungho Lee, "Enhanced three-dimensional integral imaging system by use of double display devices," Appl. Opt. 42, 4186-4195 (2003)

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