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  • Vol. 15, Iss. 1 — Mar. 1, 2011
  • pp: 38–43

Simple Model of Bright-room Contrast Ratio Measurement System for Plasma Display Panels with Contrast Enhancement Film

Tae-Won Beom, Gi-Chan Park, Jong-Rak Park, Young-Sik Kim, Jun Zhang, Bu-Seup Song, Jong-Pil Chun, Ki-Cheol Yoon, and Won-Gun Jang  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of the Optical Society of Korea, Vol. 15, Issue 1, pp. 38-43 (2011)

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We have developed a simple model of a bright-room contrast ratio (BRCR) measurement system for plasma display panels (PDPs) adopting a contrast enhancement film (CEF) by using an illumination design tool. Only four model parameters were used, namely, total ambient illumination power delivered by fluorescent lamps, a panel scattering rate, illuminance of PDP white patterns, and the absorption coefficient of a color adjusting film. These parameters were determined by simple optical measurements and matching simulations. The proposed model was employed to predict the BRCR values of four different CEF samples, and the simulated ones were found to be in agreement with measured ones within about 10% relative-error.

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OCIS Codes
(120.2040) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Displays
(120.3930) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrological instrumentation
(220.2945) Optical design and fabrication : Illumination design

Original Manuscript: January 24, 2011
Revised Manuscript: February 22, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: February 23, 2011
Published: March 25, 2011

Tae-Won Beom, Gi-Chan Park, Jong-Rak Park, Young-Sik Kim, Jun Zhang, Bu-Seup Song, Jong-Pil Chun, Ki-Cheol Yoon, and Won-Gun Jang, "Simple Model of Bright-room Contrast Ratio Measurement System for Plasma Display Panels with Contrast Enhancement Film," J. Opt. Soc. Korea 15, 38-43 (2011)

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