1 March 1996 Optical design and performance evaluation of a dual-beam combiner head-up display
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Abstract
Optical design methodology for a dual-beam combiner head-up display (HUD) is discussed. It has been shown that binocular disparity and image doubling are the deciding factors for image quality for such systems and not resolution. Consequently there should be much tighter control over aberrations in such systems than otherwise dictated by resolution requirement only. An actual dual-beam combiner HUD is designed and various plots describing its performance are shown. This system is almost diffraction limited as dictated by the requirement of strict control over binocular disparity and image doubling.
Ikbal Singh, Ikbal Singh, Avinash Kumar, Avinash Kumar, Harpal S. Singh, Harpal S. Singh, Om Prakash Nijhawan, Om Prakash Nijhawan, } "Optical design and performance evaluation of a dual-beam combiner head-up display," Optical Engineering 35(3), (1 March 1996). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.600651 . Submission:
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