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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 48, Iss. 18 — Jun. 20, 2009
  • pp: 3446–3454

Liquid crystal panel for high efficiency barrier type autostereoscopic three-dimensional displays

Cheng-Huan Chen, Yi-Pai Huang, Shang-Chih Chuang, Chi-Lin Wu, Han-Ping D. Shieh, Wallen Mphepö, Chiu-Ting Hsieh, and Shih-Chia Hsu  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 48, Issue 18, pp. 3446-3454 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.48.003446


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Abstract

An autostereoscopic display with parallax barrier attached onto a liquid crystal panel suffers from the trade-off between brightness and crosstalk. One approach for making improvement by modifying the layout of light blocking components, such as thin film transistor, storage capacitor, and protrusion, in the liquid crystal pixel has been proposed. Ray tracing simulation shows that the aperture of the slanted barrier can be significantly increased, hence increasing efficiency, while keeping the same crosstalk level if those light blocking components can be shifted to the corner of the pixel. A six-view 2.83 in. (7.19 cm) prototype has shown improvement on both brightness and crosstalk compared to its counterpart using a traditional liquid crystal panel, which demonstrates an effective approach for a high-efficiency barrier-type autostereoscopic 3D display with a liquid crystal panel.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.2040) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Displays
(230.3720) Optical devices : Liquid-crystal devices

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: January 2, 2009
Revised Manuscript: May 18, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: May 19, 2009
Published: June 11, 2009

Citation
Cheng-Huan Chen, Yi-Pai Huang, Shang-Chih Chuang, Chi-Lin Wu, Han-Ping D. Shieh, Wallen Mphepö, Chiu-Ting Hsieh, and Shih-Chia Hsu, "Liquid crystal panel for high efficiency barrier type autostereoscopic three-dimensional displays," Appl. Opt. 48, 3446-3454 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-48-18-3446


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