25 April 1997 Surface plasmon high-efficiency projection display
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A novel projection display, based on a new phenomenon of voltage-induced color-selective absorption with surface plasmons, is able to generate bright image on a large screen with high efficiency. In addition, neither color filter nor phosphor is needed to generate the color. With an incident beam of +/- 7 degrees half cone angle, the color purity of this device can be as good as the CRT displays, and the contrast ratio can reach over 200:1. System analysis shows that, for a color sequential single panel 1.8 inches surface plasmon projector, the luminous efficiency can reach 3 Lumens/Watt, and for a 1.8 inches surface plasmon 'smart card' projector, the luminous efficiency can reach over 10 Lumens/Watt.
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Yu Wang, "Surface plasmon high-efficiency projection display", Proc. SPIE 3019, Solid State Sensor Arrays: Development and Applications, (25 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.275188; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.275188
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