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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2013
  • pp: A356–A359

Efficient simulation of intensity profile of light through subpixel-matched lenticular lens array for two- and four-view auto-stereoscopic liquid-crystal display

Yia-Chung Chang, Li-Chuan Tang, and Chun-Yi Yin  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 1, pp. A356-A359 (2013)

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Both an analytical formula and an efficient numerical method for simulation of the accumulated intensity profile of light that is refracted through a lenticular lens array placed on top of a liquid-crystal display (LCD) are presented. The influence due to light refracted through adjacent lens is examined in the two-view and four-view systems. Our simulation results are in good agreement with those obtained by a piece of commercial software, ASAP, but our method is much more efficient. This proposed method allows one to adjust the design parameters and carry out simulation for the performance of a subpixel-matched auto-stereoscopic LCD more efficiently and easily.

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OCIS Codes
(080.3620) Geometric optics : Lens system design
(120.2040) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Displays
(230.3720) Optical devices : Liquid-crystal devices
(150.2945) Machine vision : Illumination design

Original Manuscript: August 15, 2012
Revised Manuscript: October 31, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: November 1, 2012
Published: December 6, 2012

Yia-Chung Chang, Li-Chuan Tang, and Chun-Yi Yin, "Efficient simulation of intensity profile of light through subpixel-matched lenticular lens array for two- and four-view auto-stereoscopic liquid-crystal display," Appl. Opt. 52, A356-A359 (2013)

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