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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 12 — Jun. 12, 2006
  • pp: 5183–5190

A thin 3D-2D convertible integral imaging system using a pinhole array on a polarizer

Heejin Choi, Seong-Woo Cho, Joohwan Kim, and Byoungho Lee  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 12, pp. 5183-5190 (2006)

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A three-dimension(3D)/two-dimension(2D) convertible display system is proposed. The proposed system realizes a thin structure by adopting a pinhole array to generate point light sources for 3D display mode from a backlight source. The optical efficiency of 2D display mode is also enhanced using polarization control. By experiments, the proposed method was proven and compared with a previous one.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

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

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: April 4, 2006
Revised Manuscript: May 23, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: May 24, 2006
Published: June 12, 2006

Heejin Choi, Seong-Woo Cho, Joohwan Kim, and Byoungho Lee, "A thin 3D-2D convertible integral imaging system using a pinhole array on a polarizer," Opt. Express 14, 5183-5190 (2006)

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