OSA's Digital Library

Journal of Display Technology

Journal of Display Technology

| A JOINT IEEE/OSA PUBLICATION

  • Vol. 8, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2012
  • pp: 650–655

Superzone Fresnel Liquid Crystal Lens for Temporal Scanning Auto-Stereoscopic Display

Yi-Pai Huang, Chih-Wei Chen, and Yi-Ching Huang

Journal of Display Technology, Vol. 8, Issue 11, pp. 650-655 (2012)


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (1279 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations
  • Export Citation/Save Click for help

Abstract

The fast response superzone Fresnel liquid crystal (LC) lens with multiple transparent electrodes was proposed for temporal scanning auto-stereoscopic display. The experimental results indicated that the superzone Fresnel LC lens not only performed fast switching time (~0.2 s), but also had the benefit of low driving voltage (~5 Vrms). A 4-inch 2D/3D switchable auto-stereoscopic display with superzone Fresnel LC lens was further demonstrated. Finally, by driving the multiple electrodes alternatively, the superzone Fresnel LC lens array could be moved on horizontal direction for increasing the resolution of auto-stereoscopic display.

© 2012 IEEE

Citation
Yi-Pai Huang, Chih-Wei Chen, and Yi-Ching Huang, "Superzone Fresnel Liquid Crystal Lens for Temporal Scanning Auto-Stereoscopic Display," J. Display Technol. 8, 650-655 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jdt/abstract.cfm?URI=jdt-8-11-650


Sort:  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset

References

  1. B. Javidi, E. Tajahuerce, "Three dimensional object recognition using digital holography," Opt. Lett 25, 610-612 (2000).
  2. J. Y. Son, B. Javidi, S. Yano, K. H. Choi, "Recent developments in 3D image technologies," J. Display Technol. 6, 394-403 (2010).
  3. P. Soltan, J. Trias, W. Dahlke, M. Lasher, M. McDonald, "Laser based 3-D volumetric display system," Naval Engineers J. 107, 233-243 (1995).
  4. H. H. Rakki, "Static volumetric three-dimensional display," J. Display Technol 5, 391-397 (2009).
  5. M. Gately, Y. Zhai, M. Yeary, E. Petrich, L. Sawalha, "A three-dimensional swept volume display based on LED arrays," J. Display Technol. 7, 503-514 (2011).
  6. C. V. Berkel, J. A. Clarke, "Characterization and optimization of 3D-LCD module design," Proc. SPIE 3012, 179-187 (1997).
  7. S. J. Young, B. Javidi, "Three-dimensional image methods based on multi-view images," J. Display Technol 1, 125-140 (2005).
  8. W. Maphepo, Y. P. Huang, H. P. D. Shieh, "Enhancing the brightness of parallax barrier based 3D flat panel mobile displays without compromising power consumption," J. Display Technol 6, 60-64 (2010).
  9. Y. Takaki, K. Tanaka, J. Nakamura, "Super multi-view display with a lower resolution flat-panel display," Opt. Express 19, 4129-4139 (2011).
  10. M. Tsuboi, S. Kimura, Y. Takaki, T. Horikoshi, "Design conditions for attractive reality in mobile-type 3-D display," J. Soc. Inf. Display 18, 698-703 (2010).
  11. Y. Takaki, "Multi-view 3-D display employing a flat-panel display with slanted pixel arrangement," J. Soc. Inf. Display 18, 476-482 (2010).
  12. S. Sato, "Liquid-crystal lens-cells with variable focal length," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 18, 1679-1684 (1979).
  13. H. W. Ren, Y. H. Fan, S. Gauza, S. T. Wu, "Tunable-focus cylindrical liquid crystal lens," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 43, 652-653 (2004).
  14. H. W. Ren, D. W. Fox, B. Wu, S. T. Wu, "Liquid crystal lens with large focal length tunability and low operating voltage," Opt. Express 15, 11328-11335 (2007).
  15. T. Nose, S. Masuda, S. Sato, J. Lin, L. C. Chien, P. J. Bos, "Effects of low polymer content in a liquid-crystal microlens," Opt. Lett. 22, 351-353 (1997).
  16. S. T. Kowel, D. S. Cleverly, P. G. Kornreich, "Focusing by electrical modulation of refraction in a liquid crystal cell," Appl. Opt. 23, 278-289 (1984).
  17. G. J. Woodgate, J. Harrold, "Key design issue for autostereoscopic 2-D/3-D displays," J. Soc. Inf. Display 14, 421-426 (2006).
  18. G. J. Woodgate, J. Harrold, "Efficiency analysis for multi-view spatially multiplexed autostereoscopic 2-D/3-D displays," J. Soc. Inf. Disp. 15, 873-881 (2007).
  19. O. H. Willemsen, S. T. De Zwart, M. G. H. Hiddink, O. Willemsen, "2-D/3-D switchable displays," J. Soc. Inf. Display 14, 715-722 (2006).
  20. H. K. Hong, S. M. Jung, B. J. Lee, H. H. Shin, "Electric-field-driven LC lens for 3D/2D autostereoscopic display," J. Soc. Inf. Display 17, 399-406 (2009).
  21. Y. P. Huang, L. Y. Liao, C. W. Chen, "2-D/3-D switchable autostereoscopic display with multi-electrically driven liquid-crystal (MeD-LC) lenses," J. Soc. Inf. Display 18, 642-646 (2010).
  22. C. W. Chen, Y. C. Huang, Y. P. Huang, J. F. Huang, "Fast switching fresnel liquid crystal lens for autostereoscopic 2D/3D display," SID Symp. Dig. (2010) pp. 428-431.
  23. J. G. Lu, X. F. Sun, Y. Song, H. P. D. Shieh, "2-D/3-D switchable display by Fresnel-type LC lens," J. Display Technol 7, 215-219 (2011).
  24. Y. P. Huang, C. W. Chen, T. C. Shen, J. F. Huang, "Autostereoscopic 3D display with scanning multi-electrode driven liquid crystal(MeD-LC) lens," J. 3D Res. 1, 39-42 (2010).
  25. S. T. Wu, D. K. Yang, Reflective Liquid Crystal Displays (Wiley, 2001).
  26. M. T. Gale, M. Rossi, J. Pedersen, H. Schutz, "Fabrication of continuous-relief micro-optical elements by direct laser writing in phottoresist," Opt. Eng. 33, 3556-3566 (2004).
  27. M. B. Fleming, M. C. Hutley, "Blazed diffractive optics," Appl. Opt. 36, 4635-4643 (1997).
  28. Y. H. Fan, H. W. Ren, S. T. Wu, "Switchable fresnel lens using polymer-stabilized liquid crystals," Opt. Express 11, 3080-3086 (2003).
  29. H. W. Ren, Y. H. Fan, S. T. Wu, "Tunable fresnel lens using nanoscale polymer-stabilized liquid crystals," Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 1515-1517 (2003).
  30. L. C. Lin, H. C. Jau, T. H. Lin, Y. G. Fuh, "High efficient and polarization-independent fresnel lens based on dye-doped liquid crystal," Opt. Express 15, 2900-2906 (2007).
  31. K. Rastani, A. Marrakchi, S. F. Habiby, W. M. Hubbard, H. Gilchrist, R. E. Nahory, "Binary phase Fresnel lenses for generation of two-dimensional beam arrays," Appl. Opt. 30, 1347-1354 (1991).
  32. S. T. Wu, C. S. Wu, "Small angle relaxation of highly deformed nematic liquid crystals," Appl. Phys. Lett. 53, 1794-1796 (1988).
  33. S. T. Wu, "Nematic liquid crystal modulator with response time less than 100 us at room temperature," Appl. Phys. Lett 57, 986-988 (1990).
  34. C. W. Chen, Y. P. Huang, P. C. Chen, "Dual direction overdriving method for accelerating 2D/3D switching time of liquid crystal lens on auto-stereoscopic display," J. Display Technol. 8, 551-561 (2012).
  35. O. D. Lavrentovich, "Fluorescence confocal polarizing microscopy: Three-dimensional imaging of the director," J. Phys. 61, 3.-384 (2003).
  36. K. M. Chen, S. Gauza, H. Xianyu, S. T. Wu, "Submillisecond gray-level response time of polymer-stablized blue-phase liquid crystal," J. Display Technol. 6, 49-51 (2010).
  37. Z. Ge, L. Rao, S. Gauza, S. T. Wu, "Modeling of blue phase liquid crystal dsipalys," J. Display Technol. 5, 250-256 (2009).
  38. K. M. Chen, S. Gauza, H. Xianyu, S. T. Wu, "Hysteresis effects in blue-phase liquid crystals," J. Display Technol. 6, 318-322 (2010).
  39. N. A. Clark, S. T. Lagerwall, "Submicrosecond bistable electro-optic switching in liquid crystal," Appl. Phys. Lett 36, 899-901 (1980).
  40. X. H. Li, A. Muruuski, A. Muravsky, P. Z. Xu, H. L. Cheung, V. G. Chgrinov, "Grayscale generation and stabilizaion in ferroelectric liquid crystal display," J. Display Technol 3, 273-279 (2007).
  41. S. Gauza, H. Wang, C. H. Wen, S. T. Wu, A. J. Seed, R. Dabrowski, "High birefringence isothiocyanato tolane liquid crystals," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys 42, 3463-3466 (2003).
  42. S. Gauza, C. H. Wen, S. T. Wu, N. Janarthanan, C. S. Hsu, "Super high birefringence isothiocyanato biphyenyl-bistolane liquid crystals," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 43, 7634-7638 (2004).

Cited By

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited