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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 51, Iss. 19 — Jul. 1, 2012
  • pp: 4343–4352

Digital color management in full-color holographic three-dimensional printer

Fei Yang, Yuri Murakami, and Masahiro Yamaguchi  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 19, pp. 4343-4352 (2012)

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We propose a new method of color management for a full-color holographic, three-dimensional (3D) printer, which produces a volume reflection holographic stereogram using red, green, and blue three-color lasers. For natural color management in the holographic 3D printer, we characterize its color reproduction characteristics based on the spectral measurement of reproduced light. Then the color conversion formula, which comprises a one-dimensional lookup table and a 3×3 matrix, was derived from the measurement data. The color reproducibility was evaluated by printing a color chart hologram, and the average CIELAB ΔE=13.19 is fairly small.

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OCIS Codes
(000.2170) General : Equipment and techniques
(090.1705) Holography : Color holography

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Original Manuscript: March 8, 2012
Revised Manuscript: May 5, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: May 16, 2012
Published: June 25, 2012

Fei Yang, Yuri Murakami, and Masahiro Yamaguchi, "Digital color management in full-color holographic three-dimensional printer," Appl. Opt. 51, 4343-4352 (2012)

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