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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 5 — Feb. 28, 2011
  • pp: 4316–4323

Polarization distributed depth map for depth-fused three-dimensional display

Soon-gi Park, Jin-Ho Kim, and Sung-Wook Min  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 5, pp. 4316-4323 (2011)

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We propose a polarization distributed depth map (PDDM) which can be used in a depth-fused three-dimensional (DFD) display. PDDM is obtained from a conventional depth map using a polarization switching device and shows different polarization states for each pixel depending on the depth position of corresponding pixel. The proposed DFD system using PDDM is composed of three devices which are projection-type display, polarization switching device, and polarization-selective scattering screens. We demonstrate the feasibility of our proposal by the experiment.

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OCIS Codes
(100.6890) Image processing : Three-dimensional image processing
(110.2990) Imaging systems : Image formation theory

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: December 1, 2010
Revised Manuscript: February 10, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: February 12, 2011
Published: February 18, 2011

Soon-gi Park, Jin-Ho Kim, and Sung-Wook Min, "Polarization distributed depth map for depth-fused three-dimensional display," Opt. Express 19, 4316-4323 (2011)

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