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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 9 — May. 6, 2013
  • pp: 11181–11186

Reflectance field display

Ryoichi Horisaki and Jun Tanida  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 9, pp. 11181-11186 (2013)

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We propose a display for stereoscopically representing an arbitrary object that is responsive to an arbitrary physical illumination source in the display environment. Our scheme is based on the eight-dimensional reflectance field, which contains angular and spatial information of incoming and outgoing light rays of an object, and is also known as the bidirectional scattering surface reflectance distribution function (BSSRDF). This system is composed of an integral photography unit, an integral display unit, and a processor connecting these units. The concept was demonstrated experimentally. In the demonstrations, a stereoscopically represented object responded to changes in physical illumination coming toward the display.

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OCIS Codes
(120.2040) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Displays
(110.1758) Imaging systems : Computational imaging

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: January 30, 2013
Revised Manuscript: April 24, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 25, 2013
Published: April 30, 2013

Ryoichi Horisaki and Jun Tanida, "Reflectance field display," Opt. Express 21, 11181-11186 (2013)

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