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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 21 — Oct. 18, 2004
  • pp: 5229–5236

Full-color autostereoscopic 3D display system using color-dispersion-compensated synthetic phase holograms

Kyongsik Choi, Hwi Kim, and Byoungho Lee  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 21, pp. 5229-5236 (2004)

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A novel full-color autostereoscopic three-dimensional (3D) display system has been developed using color-dispersion-compensated (CDC) synthetic phase holograms (SPHs) on a phase-type spatial light modulator. To design the CDC phase holograms, we used a modified iterative Fourier transform algorithm with scaling constants and phase quantization level constraints. We obtained a high diffraction efficiency (~90.04%), a large signal-to-noise ratio (~9.57dB), and a low reconstruction error (~0.0011) from our simulation results. Each optimized phase hologram was synthesized with each CDC directional hologram for red, green, and blue wavelengths for full-color autostereoscopic 3D display. The CDC SPHs were composed and modulated by only one phase-type spatial light modulator. We have demonstrated experimentally that the designed CDC SPHs are able to generate full-color autostereoscopic 3D images and video frames very well, without any use of glasses.

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OCIS Codes
(070.2580) Fourier optics and signal processing : Paraxial wave optics
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(090.2870) Holography : Holographic display
(100.6890) Image processing : Three-dimensional image processing
(230.6120) Optical devices : Spatial light modulators

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: September 14, 2004
Revised Manuscript: October 11, 2004
Published: October 18, 2004

Kyongsik Choi, Hwi Kim, and Byoungho Lee, "Full-color autostereoscopic 3D display system using color-dispersion-compensated synthetic phase holograms," Opt. Express 12, 5229-5236 (2004)

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