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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 2012
  • pp: 3726–3728

Light-guide plate using periodical and single-sized microstructures to create a uniform backlight system

Jui-Wen Pan and Ya-Wen Hu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 17, pp. 3726-3728 (2012)

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Light-guide plates (LGPs) with aperiodic or size-varied microstructures are widely used in edge-lit light-source backlight systems for their high uniformity. In this Letter we designed a LGP with periodic and single-sized microstructures and analyzed the relationship between the holistic arrangement density of the microstructures and the uniformity. By controlling the holistic arrangement density of the microstructures, the uniformity could also be increased.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(220.4830) Optical design and fabrication : Systems design
(350.3950) Other areas of optics : Micro-optics
(220.2945) Optical design and fabrication : Illumination design

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

Original Manuscript: April 16, 2012
Revised Manuscript: June 12, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: July 10, 2012
Published: August 31, 2012

Jui-Wen Pan and Ya-Wen Hu, "Light-guide plate using periodical and single-sized microstructures to create a uniform backlight system," Opt. Lett. 37, 3726-3728 (2012)

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