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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 22 — Nov. 4, 2013
  • pp: 26068–26079

Analysis of Moiré minimization in autostereoscopic parallax displays

Lingsheng Kong, Guang Jin, and Tiancong Wang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 22, pp. 26068-26079 (2013)

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In order to minimize moiré patterns in autostereoscopic parallax displays, the optical component, which is used for forming viewing zones, is analyzed with varying period and slant angle. First, horizontal-parallax autostereoscopic displays (HPAD) can be approximated as the superposition of three corresponding binary gratings. Referring to the unification of indicial equation method and Fourier analysis, a singular state and two stable moiré-free states are obtained according to the superposition of the equivalent grating of LCD and special radial grating. Two stable moiré-free states are valid for HPAD. For full-parallax autostereoscopic displays (FPAD), a special radial grid grating is introduced to simulate a 2D optical component with progressively varying period and slant angle. Similarly, two corresponding stable moiré-free states for FPAD can be used for eliminating moiré patterns.

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OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(070.0070) Fourier optics and signal processing : Fourier optics and signal processing
(120.4120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Moire' techniques

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: July 30, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 12, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: October 10, 2013
Published: October 24, 2013

Lingsheng Kong, Guang Jin, and Tiancong Wang, "Analysis of Moiré minimization in autostereoscopic parallax displays," Opt. Express 21, 26068-26079 (2013)

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