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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 19 — Sep. 23, 2013
  • pp: 21811–21822

Occlusion culling for computer generated hologram based on ray-wavefront conversion

Koki Wakunami, Hiroaki Yamashita, and Masahiro Yamaguchi  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 19, pp. 21811-21822 (2013)

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We propose a new method for occlusion culling in the computation of a hologram based on the mutual conversion between light-rays and wavefront. Since the occlusion culling is performed with light-ray information, conventional rendering techniques such as ray-tracing or image-based rendering can be employed. On the other hand, the wavefront is derived for the calculation of light propagation, the hologram of 3-D objects can be obtained in high accuracy. In the numerical experiment, we demonstrate that our approach can reproduce a high-resolution image for deep 3-D scene with correct occlusion effect between plural objects.

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OCIS Codes
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(090.2870) Holography : Holographic display

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Original Manuscript: June 20, 2013
Revised Manuscript: August 28, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: August 29, 2013
Published: September 9, 2013

Koki Wakunami, Hiroaki Yamashita, and Masahiro Yamaguchi, "Occlusion culling for computer generated hologram based on ray-wavefront conversion," Opt. Express 21, 21811-21822 (2013)

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