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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 13 — May. 1, 2008
  • pp: 2207–2214

Three-dimensional–two-dimensional mixed display system using integral imaging with an active pinhole array on a liquid crystal panel

Heejin Choi, Joohwan Kim, Seong-Woo Cho, Yunhee Kim, Jae Byung Park, and Byoungho Lee  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 13, pp. 2207-2214 (2008)

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A display system that simultaneously displays two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) images using a pinhole array on a liquid crystal (LC) panel is proposed. Using the transparent structure of the LC panel, the system can generate or eliminate pinholes electrically and can display a 3D image in a selectable specific area of the display panel, while 2D images are displayed on the rest of the screen. An analysis showing the advantages and limitations of the proposed system is provided. Finally, the proposed principle is proven by experimental results.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

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

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: August 22, 2007
Revised Manuscript: January 19, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: March 11, 2008
Published: April 22, 2008

Heejin Choi, Joohwan Kim, Seong-Woo Cho, Yunhee Kim, Jae Byung Park, and Byoungho Lee, "Three-dimensional-two-dimensional mixed display system using integral imaging with an active pinhole array on a liquid crystal panel," Appl. Opt. 47, 2207-2214 (2008)

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