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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 25 — Dec. 16, 2013
  • pp: 31263–31273

Analysis of the depth of field of integral imaging displays based on wave optics

Cheng-Gao Luo, Xiao Xiao, Manuel Martínez-Corral, Chih-Wei Chen, Bahram Javidi, and Qiong-Hua Wang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 25, pp. 31263-31273 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.031263


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Abstract

In this paper, we analyze the depth of field (DOF) of integral imaging displays based on wave optics. With considering the diffraction effect, we analyze the intensity distribution of light with multiple micro-lenses and derive a DOF calculation formula for integral imaging display system. We study the variations of DOF values with different system parameters. Experimental results are provided to verify the accuracy of the theoretical analysis. The analyses and experimental results presented in this paper could be beneficial for better understanding and designing of integral imaging displays.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(100.6890) Image processing : Three-dimensional image processing
(110.2990) Imaging systems : Image formation theory
(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation
(110.3055) Imaging systems : Information theoretical analysis

ToC Category:
Image Processing

History
Original Manuscript: September 10, 2013
Revised Manuscript: December 4, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: December 5, 2013
Published: December 11, 2013

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Cheng-Gao Luo, Xiao Xiao, Manuel Martínez-Corral, Chih-Wei Chen, Bahram Javidi, and Qiong-Hua Wang, "Analysis of the depth of field of integral imaging displays based on wave optics," Opt. Express 21, 31263-31273 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-25-31263


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