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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 50, Iss. 34 — Dec. 1, 2011
  • pp: H153–H158

Parameter design of a parallax barrier based on the color moiré patterns in autostereoscopic display

Lingsheng Kong, Guang Jin, Tiancong Wang, Sheng Cai, Xing Zhong, and Kai Xu  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 50, Issue 34, pp. H153-H158 (2011)

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We propose a parameter design of the parallax barrier (PB) based on the color moiré patterns in autostereoscopic displays. First, the display device and the PB are approximated as two corresponding binary gratings. In order to obtain different corresponding predominant Fourier low-frequency terms, the superposition of the equivalent grating for the display device and the special radial grating is analyzed, referring to the indicial equation method and Fourier theory. Moreover, the two transition regions are considered as the regions where moiré patterns vary gently. Finally, the appropriate parameter of the PB can be obtained. The validity of the proposed design is verified in the experiment.

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OCIS Codes
(100.0100) Image processing : Image processing
(110.2990) Imaging systems : Image formation theory
(220.2740) Optical design and fabrication : Geometric optical design
(110.2650) Imaging systems : Fringe analysis

ToC Category:
3D Imaging and Display

Original Manuscript: July 20, 2011
Revised Manuscript: October 21, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 22, 2011
Published: November 18, 2011

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Lingsheng Kong, Guang Jin, Tiancong Wang, Sheng Cai, Xing Zhong, and Kai Xu, "Parameter design of a parallax barrier based on the color moiré patterns in autostereoscopic display," Appl. Opt. 50, H153-H158 (2011)

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