26 November 2003 High-beamforming power-code-multiplexed optical scanner for three-dimensional displays
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Three dimensional (3-D) displays play an important role in the field of entertainment. Today, research is being conducted to produce 3-D displays to meet the complex needs of high-functionality full motion 3D displays at reasonable cost, but without glasses, complicated viewing arrangements or restricted fields of view. Other applications for 3-D displays include but are not limited to CAD/Design simulation, advanced data representation, displaying complex 3-D information for automotive design, medical imaging, advanced navigation displays, scientific visualization, and advertising. The key element in all these applications is an optical beam scanner that can display 3-D images for large viewing angles. Our proposed Code Multiplexed Optical Scanner (C-MOS) can fulfill all these requirements with its high beamforming power capabilities. Our proposed experiment demonstrates three dimensional (3-D) beam scanning with large angles (e.g., > 160°), large centimeter size aperture, and scanning speed of <300 μsec. The robust construction and simple operation of the C-MOS makes it very useful and attractive for deployment in the field of entertainment, defense and medical imaging. Here we report the application of the C-MOS for three dimensional (3-D) displays.
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Muzammil A. Arain, Muzammil A. Arain, Nabeel A. Riza, Nabeel A. Riza, } "High-beamforming power-code-multiplexed optical scanner for three-dimensional displays", Proc. SPIE 5243, Three-Dimensional TV, Video, and Display II, (26 November 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.508160; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.508160
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