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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 11 — May. 28, 2007
  • pp: 6635–6642

Transparent volumetric three-dimensional image display based on the luminescence of a spinning sheet with dissolved Lanthanide(III) complexes

S. Hisatake, S. Suda, J. Takahara, and T. Kobayashi  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 11, pp. 6635-6642 (2007)

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We have developed a new type of transparent volumetric three-dimensional (3D) image display in which a thin photopolymer sheet containing Lanthanide(III) complexes is used as a rotational screen. The Lanthanide(III) complexes used in our system are Eu(TTA)3 Phen, designed for achieving red luminescence (615nm) for an excitation light of 395 nm. An arbitrary luminous point (voxel) is identified by controlling the excitation laser beam direction in synchronization with the photopolymer sheet rotation. The full colorization of the proposed volumetric 3D image display can be realized by using, for example, Eu(TTA)3 Phen, Tb(ACAC)3 Phen, and Coumarin 337, simultaneously.

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OCIS Codes
(100.6890) Image processing : Three-dimensional image processing
(120.2040) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Displays

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: March 20, 2007
Revised Manuscript: April 25, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: April 29, 2007
Published: May 15, 2007

Shintaro Hisatake, Sachio Suda, Jyunichi Takahara, and Tetsuro Kobayashi, "Transparent volumetric three-dimensional image display based on the luminescence of a spinning sheet with dissolved Lanthanide(III) complexes," Opt. Express 15, 6635-6642 (2007)

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