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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 11 — May. 21, 2012
  • pp: 12021–12034

Effective memory reduction of the novel look-up table with one-dimensional sub-principle fringe patterns in computer-generated holograms

Seung-Cheol Kim, Jae-Man Kim, and Eun-Soo Kim  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 11, pp. 12021-12034 (2012)

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We propose a novel approach to massively reduce the memory of the novel look-up table (N-LUT) for computer-generated holograms by employing one-dimensional (1-D) sub-principle fringe patterns (sub-PFPs). Two-dimensional (2-D) PFPs used in the conventional N-LUT method are decomposed into a pair of 1-D sub-PFPs through a trigonometric relation. Then, these 1-D sub-PFPs are pre-calculated and stored in the proposed method, which results in a remarkable reduction of the memory of the N-LUT. Experimental results reveal that the memory capacity of the LUT, N-LUT and proposed methods have been calculated to be 149.01 TB, 2.29 GB and 1.51 MB, respectively for the 3-D object having image points of 500 × 500 × 256, which means the memory of the proposed method could be reduced by 103 × 106 fold and 1.55 × 103 fold compared to those of the conventional LUT and N-LUT methods, respectively.

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OCIS Codes
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(100.6890) Image processing : Three-dimensional image processing
(090.5694) Holography : Real-time holography

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Original Manuscript: March 7, 2012
Revised Manuscript: May 7, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: May 9, 2012
Published: May 11, 2012

Seung-Cheol Kim, Jae-Man Kim, and Eun-Soo Kim, "Effective memory reduction of the novel look-up table with one-dimensional sub-principle fringe patterns in computer-generated holograms," Opt. Express 20, 12021-12034 (2012)

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