Full-color autostereoscopic 3D display system using color-dispersion-compensated synthetic phase holograms

Author(s): Kyongsik Choi, Hwi Kim, and Byoungho Lee


“A novel full-color autostereoscopic three-dimensional (3D) display system has been developed using color-dispersion-compensated (CDC) synthetic phase holograms (SPHs) on a phase-type spatial light modulator. To design the CDC phase holograms, we used a modified iterative Fourier transform algorithm with scaling constants and phase quantization level constraints. We obtained a high diffraction efficiency (~90.04%), a large signal-to-noise ratio (~9.57dB), and a low reconstruction error (~0.0011) from our simulation results. Each optimized phase hologram was synthesized with each CDC directional hologram for red, green, and blue wavelengths for full-color autostereoscopic 3D display. The CDC SPHs were composed and modulated by only one phase-type spatial light modulator. We have demonstrated experimentally that the designed CDC SPHs are able to generate full-color autostereoscopic 3D images and video frames very well, without any use of glasses.”

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Publication: Optics Express
Issue/Year: Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 21, pp. 5229-5236, 2004
DOI: 10.1364/OPEX.12.005229