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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 53, Iss. 4 — Feb. 1, 2014
  • pp: A121–A124

Head-up display using an inclined Al2O3 column array

Wen-Hao Cho, Chao-Te Lee, Chi-Chung Kei, Bo-Huei Liao, Donyau Chiang, and Cheng-Chung Lee  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 53, Issue 4, pp. A121-A124 (2014)

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An orderly inclined Al2O3 column array was fabricated by atomic layer deposition and sequential electron beam evaporation using a hollow nanosphere template. The transmittance spectra at various angles of incidence were obtained through the use of a Perkin-Elmer Lambda 900 UV/VIS/NIR spectrometer. The inclined column array could display the image information through a scattering mechanism and was transparent at high viewing angles along the deposition plane. This characteristic of the inclined column array gives it potential for applications in head-up displays in the automotive industry.

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OCIS Codes
(230.4000) Optical devices : Microstructure fabrication
(310.1860) Thin films : Deposition and fabrication

Original Manuscript: September 4, 2013
Revised Manuscript: October 30, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: October 30, 2013
Published: December 3, 2013

Wen-Hao Cho, Chao-Te Lee, Chi-Chung Kei, Bo-Huei Liao, Donyau Chiang, and Cheng-Chung Lee, "Head-up display using an inclined Al2O3 column array," Appl. Opt. 53, A121-A124 (2014)

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