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  • Vol. 44, Iss. 25 — Sep. 1, 2005
  • pp: 5281–5285

Fluorescent volumetric display excited by a single infrared beam

Daisuke Miyazaki, Mark Lasher, and Yeshaiahu Fainman  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 44, Issue 25, pp. 5281-5285 (2005)

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A volumetric display technique that uses fluorescence excited by a single infrared beam is proposed. A convergent laser beam is used to activate ions locally around the focal point. Three-dimensional scanning by the focal point is achieved by moving an inclined image plane in the direction perpendicular to an optical axis. Preliminary experimental results of three-dimensional image generation in an Er3+-doped fluoride glass excited by a laser beam of 810 nm wavelength are presented.

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OCIS Codes
(100.6890) Image processing : Three-dimensional image processing
(120.2040) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Displays
(260.2510) Physical optics : Fluorescence

Original Manuscript: September 2, 2004
Revised Manuscript: December 17, 2004
Manuscript Accepted: December 21, 2004
Published: September 1, 2005

Daisuke Miyazaki, Mark Lasher, and Yeshaiahu Fainman, "Fluorescent volumetric display excited by a single infrared beam," Appl. Opt. 44, 5281-5285 (2005)

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