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  • Editors: Andrew Dunn and Anthony Durkin
  • Vol. 7, Iss. 3 — Feb. 29, 2012

Integral volumetric imaging with dual layer fly-eye lenses

Hideki Kakeya, Shimpei Sawada, Yukio Ueda, and Tomoya Kurokawa  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 3, pp. 1963-1968 (2012)

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This paper proposes an integral volumetric imaging system that uses a coarse fly-eye lens and a fine fly-eye lens to show smooth and deep 3D image. Conventional integral volumetric imaging displays using a coarse fly-eye lens have suffered from low image quality due to distinct seam of lenses and moiré pattern caused by layered panel structure. To solve these problems the proposed system uses a fine fly-eye lens whose elemental lens has a long focal distance. By placing a fine fly-eye lens near the layered real image, the seam and the moiré are removed while the degradation of the presented 3D image is kept small.

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OCIS Codes
(100.6890) Image processing : Three-dimensional image processing
(120.2040) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Displays
(220.2740) Optical design and fabrication : Geometric optical design

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: November 23, 2011
Revised Manuscript: January 5, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: January 10, 2012
Published: January 13, 2012

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Vol. 7, Iss. 3 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Hideki Kakeya, Shimpei Sawada, Yukio Ueda, and Tomoya Kurokawa, "Integral volumetric imaging with dual layer fly-eye lenses," Opt. Express 20, 1963-1968 (2012)

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