Abstract

A novel illumination scheme by which a liquid crystal display may be converted into a truly 3-D display is proposed and demonstrated.

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  1. D. G. Jansson, R. P. Kosowsky, “Display of Moving Volumetric Images,” Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 507, 82–92 (1984).
  2. R. Borner, “3D TV Projection,” Electron. Power379–382 (June1987).
    [CrossRef]
  3. S. A. Benton, “Alcove Holograms for Computer-Aided Design,” Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 761, 53–61 (1987).
  4. R. B. Collender, “Methods for Electronic 3D Moving Pictures Without Glasses,” Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 761, 2–22 (1987).
  5. G. B. K. Meacham, “Autostereoscopic Displays—Past and Future,” Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 624, 90–101 (1986).
  6. A. R. L. Travis, “Three Dimensional Display Apparatus,” U. K. Patent Application8816456.1.
  7. K. D. Hughes, S. K. Rogers, J. P. Mills, M. Kabrisky, “Optical Preprocessing Using Liquid Crystal Televisions,” Appl. Opt. 26, 1042–1044 (1987).
    [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  8. INMOS, Ltd., Transputer Reference Manual (Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1988).
  9. Q-2000 Reference Manual (Datapath, Alfreton Rd., Derby, DE2 4AD, U. K.).
  10. R. S. Tucker et al., “16 Gbit/s Fibre Transmission Experiment Using Optical Time Division Multiplexing,” Electron. Lett. 23, 1270–1271 (1987).
    [CrossRef]
  11. M. F. Bone, D. Coates, W. A. Crossland, P. Gunn, P. W. Ross, “Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Display Capable of Video Line Address Times,” Displays115–118 (July1987).
    [CrossRef]
  12. R. A. Rice, W. Li, G. Moddel “High-Speed Optically-Addressed Spatial Light Modulator for Optical Computing,” in Technical Digest, Topical Meeting on Optical Computing (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 1989), pp. 64–66.
  13. D. Williams et al., “An Amorphous Silicon/Chiral Smectic Spatial Light Modulator,” J. Phys. D 21, S156–S159 (1988).
    [CrossRef]

1988

D. Williams et al., “An Amorphous Silicon/Chiral Smectic Spatial Light Modulator,” J. Phys. D 21, S156–S159 (1988).
[CrossRef]

1987

K. D. Hughes, S. K. Rogers, J. P. Mills, M. Kabrisky, “Optical Preprocessing Using Liquid Crystal Televisions,” Appl. Opt. 26, 1042–1044 (1987).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

R. S. Tucker et al., “16 Gbit/s Fibre Transmission Experiment Using Optical Time Division Multiplexing,” Electron. Lett. 23, 1270–1271 (1987).
[CrossRef]

M. F. Bone, D. Coates, W. A. Crossland, P. Gunn, P. W. Ross, “Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Display Capable of Video Line Address Times,” Displays115–118 (July1987).
[CrossRef]

R. Borner, “3D TV Projection,” Electron. Power379–382 (June1987).
[CrossRef]

S. A. Benton, “Alcove Holograms for Computer-Aided Design,” Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 761, 53–61 (1987).

R. B. Collender, “Methods for Electronic 3D Moving Pictures Without Glasses,” Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 761, 2–22 (1987).

1986

G. B. K. Meacham, “Autostereoscopic Displays—Past and Future,” Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 624, 90–101 (1986).

1984

D. G. Jansson, R. P. Kosowsky, “Display of Moving Volumetric Images,” Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 507, 82–92 (1984).

Benton, S. A.

S. A. Benton, “Alcove Holograms for Computer-Aided Design,” Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 761, 53–61 (1987).

Bone, M. F.

M. F. Bone, D. Coates, W. A. Crossland, P. Gunn, P. W. Ross, “Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Display Capable of Video Line Address Times,” Displays115–118 (July1987).
[CrossRef]

Borner, R.

R. Borner, “3D TV Projection,” Electron. Power379–382 (June1987).
[CrossRef]

Coates, D.

M. F. Bone, D. Coates, W. A. Crossland, P. Gunn, P. W. Ross, “Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Display Capable of Video Line Address Times,” Displays115–118 (July1987).
[CrossRef]

Collender, R. B.

R. B. Collender, “Methods for Electronic 3D Moving Pictures Without Glasses,” Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 761, 2–22 (1987).

Crossland, W. A.

M. F. Bone, D. Coates, W. A. Crossland, P. Gunn, P. W. Ross, “Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Display Capable of Video Line Address Times,” Displays115–118 (July1987).
[CrossRef]

Gunn, P.

M. F. Bone, D. Coates, W. A. Crossland, P. Gunn, P. W. Ross, “Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Display Capable of Video Line Address Times,” Displays115–118 (July1987).
[CrossRef]

Hughes, K. D.

Jansson, D. G.

D. G. Jansson, R. P. Kosowsky, “Display of Moving Volumetric Images,” Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 507, 82–92 (1984).

Kabrisky, M.

Kosowsky, R. P.

D. G. Jansson, R. P. Kosowsky, “Display of Moving Volumetric Images,” Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 507, 82–92 (1984).

Li, W.

R. A. Rice, W. Li, G. Moddel “High-Speed Optically-Addressed Spatial Light Modulator for Optical Computing,” in Technical Digest, Topical Meeting on Optical Computing (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 1989), pp. 64–66.

Meacham, G. B. K.

G. B. K. Meacham, “Autostereoscopic Displays—Past and Future,” Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 624, 90–101 (1986).

Mills, J. P.

Moddel, G.

R. A. Rice, W. Li, G. Moddel “High-Speed Optically-Addressed Spatial Light Modulator for Optical Computing,” in Technical Digest, Topical Meeting on Optical Computing (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 1989), pp. 64–66.

Rice, R. A.

R. A. Rice, W. Li, G. Moddel “High-Speed Optically-Addressed Spatial Light Modulator for Optical Computing,” in Technical Digest, Topical Meeting on Optical Computing (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 1989), pp. 64–66.

Rogers, S. K.

Ross, P. W.

M. F. Bone, D. Coates, W. A. Crossland, P. Gunn, P. W. Ross, “Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Display Capable of Video Line Address Times,” Displays115–118 (July1987).
[CrossRef]

Travis, A. R. L.

A. R. L. Travis, “Three Dimensional Display Apparatus,” U. K. Patent Application8816456.1.

Tucker, R. S.

R. S. Tucker et al., “16 Gbit/s Fibre Transmission Experiment Using Optical Time Division Multiplexing,” Electron. Lett. 23, 1270–1271 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Williams, D.

D. Williams et al., “An Amorphous Silicon/Chiral Smectic Spatial Light Modulator,” J. Phys. D 21, S156–S159 (1988).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Opt.

Displays

M. F. Bone, D. Coates, W. A. Crossland, P. Gunn, P. W. Ross, “Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Display Capable of Video Line Address Times,” Displays115–118 (July1987).
[CrossRef]

Electron. Lett.

R. S. Tucker et al., “16 Gbit/s Fibre Transmission Experiment Using Optical Time Division Multiplexing,” Electron. Lett. 23, 1270–1271 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Electron. Power

R. Borner, “3D TV Projection,” Electron. Power379–382 (June1987).
[CrossRef]

J. Phys. D

D. Williams et al., “An Amorphous Silicon/Chiral Smectic Spatial Light Modulator,” J. Phys. D 21, S156–S159 (1988).
[CrossRef]

Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng.

S. A. Benton, “Alcove Holograms for Computer-Aided Design,” Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 761, 53–61 (1987).

R. B. Collender, “Methods for Electronic 3D Moving Pictures Without Glasses,” Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 761, 2–22 (1987).

G. B. K. Meacham, “Autostereoscopic Displays—Past and Future,” Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 624, 90–101 (1986).

D. G. Jansson, R. P. Kosowsky, “Display of Moving Volumetric Images,” Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 507, 82–92 (1984).

Other

R. A. Rice, W. Li, G. Moddel “High-Speed Optically-Addressed Spatial Light Modulator for Optical Computing,” in Technical Digest, Topical Meeting on Optical Computing (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 1989), pp. 64–66.

A. R. L. Travis, “Three Dimensional Display Apparatus,” U. K. Patent Application8816456.1.

INMOS, Ltd., Transputer Reference Manual (Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1988).

Q-2000 Reference Manual (Datapath, Alfreton Rd., Derby, DE2 4AD, U. K.).

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Fig. 1

Configuration of a 3-D display.

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Fig. 2

Illumination schemes for a 2-D system and a 3-D system.

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