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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 53, Iss. 17 — Jun. 10, 2014
  • pp: 3814–3820

Simulating the human eye in measurements of speckle from laser-based projection displays

Shigeo Kubota  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 53, Issue 17, pp. 3814-3820 (2014)

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In quantitative measurement of the speckle observed in laser projection displays, it is essential how accurately one simulates the human eye. Based on the eye model given by Westheimer, we succeeded in simulating the optical transfer function of the eye model using that for the circular aperture. The equivalent circular aperture diameter is dependent on the eye model used in the simulation and its viewing conditions, but particularly for the eye models given by Westheimer and Williams, they substantially agreed, yielding approximately 1.2 mm at green under a 3 mm pupil diameter viewing condition.

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OCIS Codes
(030.6140) Coherence and statistical optics : Speckle
(030.6600) Coherence and statistical optics : Statistical optics
(110.4850) Imaging systems : Optical transfer functions
(330.7326) Vision, color, and visual optics : Visual optics, modeling

ToC Category:
Coherence and Statistical Optics

Original Manuscript: January 14, 2014
Revised Manuscript: March 5, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: April 17, 2014
Published: June 10, 2014

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Shigeo Kubota, "Simulating the human eye in measurements of speckle from laser-based projection displays," Appl. Opt. 53, 3814-3820 (2014)

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