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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 16 — Aug. 3, 2009
  • pp: 14405–14417

Viewing angle enhanced integral imaging display using two elemental image masks

Ganbat Baasantseren, Jae-Hyeung Park, Ki-Chul Kwon, and Nam Kim  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 16, pp. 14405-14417 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.014405


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Abstract

A viewing angle enhanced integral imaging display using two elemental image masks is proposed. In our new method, rays emitted from the elemental images are directed by two masks into corresponding lenses. Due to the elemental image guiding of the masks, the number of elemental images for each integrated image point is increased, enhancing the viewing angle. The experimental result shows that the proposed method exhibits two times larger viewing angle than the conventional method with the same lens array.

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OCIS Codes
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition
(120.2040) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Displays
(110.3010) Imaging systems : Image reconstruction techniques

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

History
Original Manuscript: June 16, 2009
Revised Manuscript: July 30, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: July 30, 2009
Published: July 31, 2009

Citation
Ganbat Baasantseren, Jae-Hyeung Park, Ki-Chul Kwon, and Nam Kim, "Viewing angle enhanced integral imaging display using two elemental image masks," Opt. Express 17, 14405-14417 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-16-14405


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