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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 9 — May. 3, 2004
  • pp: 1788–1793

One-unit system for electroholography by use of a special-purpose computational chip with a high-resolution liquid-crystal display toward a three-dimensional television

Tomoyoshi Ito and Tomoyoshi Shimobaba  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 9, pp. 1788-1793 (2004)

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We developed a one-unit system for electroholography, which consists of a special-purpose computational chip and a high-resolution, reflective mode, liquid-crystal display panel as a spatial light modulator. We implemented them on one board whose size is approximately 20 cm × 20 cm. The chip makes a computer-generated hologram whose size is 800 × 600 at nearly real time (~0.5 s) for an object consisting of 1000 points. The pixel pitch of the display panel is 12 μm, and the resolution is 800 × 600. It reconstructs a three-dimensional motion image whose size is approximately 3 cm × 3 cm × 3 cm. The system can be readily scaled up, since the units consisting of the chip and the display are easily set in parallel.

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OCIS Codes
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(090.2870) Holography : Holographic display

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: March 29, 2004
Revised Manuscript: March 29, 2004
Published: May 3, 2004

Tomoyoshi Ito and Tomoyoshi Shimobaba, "One-unit system for electroholography by use of a special-purpose computational chip with a high-resolution liquid-crystal display toward a three-dimensional television," Opt. Express 12, 1788-1793 (2004)

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