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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 18 — Sep. 9, 2013
  • pp: 21264–21272

Pulfrich autostereo display with micro-prism array

Chien-Yue Chen, Ming-Da Ke, Qing-Long Deng, and Jhih-Kai Siao  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 18, pp. 21264-21272 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.021264


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Abstract

A micro-prism film, with spectral characteristics, is attached on a display panel to show images appearing with + 10° ~ + 50° and −10° ~-50° bright regions and with a + 10° ~-10° dark region. When both eyes separately receive the bright region and the dark region of an image, interocular delay would appear to generate a stereo perception. With the optical simulation software, LightTools 7.3.0, to simulate the brightness change, the light with lower brightness appears on the 0° region and the light with the highest brightness appears on the ± 10° region. The optimal viewing distance of 25cm could accurately deliver the image with shading parallax to both eyes. The actual measurement of brightness presents the shading distribution, achieving the condition of binocular retinal illumination, and the angle of visibility appears on the ± 50° region, causing interocular delay so that the viewer generates the stereo perception.

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OCIS Codes
(220.4830) Optical design and fabrication : Systems design
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices
(330.5020) Vision, color, and visual optics : Perception psychology
(330.5380) Vision, color, and visual optics : Physiology

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

History
Original Manuscript: July 9, 2013
Revised Manuscript: August 21, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: August 22, 2013
Published: September 4, 2013

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Vol. 8, Iss. 10 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Chien-Yue Chen, Ming-Da Ke, Qing-Long Deng, and Jhih-Kai Siao, "Pulfrich autostereo display with micro-prism array," Opt. Express 21, 21264-21272 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-18-21264


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