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Optical Engineering

Geometrical analysis of optical transmission characteristics of prism sheet layers
Author(s): Hwi Kim; Yong-Jun Lim; Byungchoon Yang; Kyongsik Choi; Byoungho Lee
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Paper Abstract

We analyze the optical transmission characteristics of prism sheet layers based on a geometrical approach. An analytic method for finding the radiant intensity profile of the light transmitted through a single prism sheet for an incident light with arbitrary radiant intensity profile is developed. It is shown that the output radiant intensity profile is the inner product of the newly defined partial transmission coefficient distribution of the prism sheet and the input radiant intensity profile. The developed analysis method for a single prism sheet is immediately generalized to analyze prism sheet layer being composed of several prism sheets.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 2005
PDF: 11 pages
Opt. Eng. 44(12) 128001 doi: 10.1117/1.2148450
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 44, Issue 12
Show Author Affiliations
Hwi Kim, Seoul National Univ. (South Korea)
Yong-Jun Lim, Seoul National Univ. (South Korea)
Byungchoon Yang, Univ. of Connecticut (United States)
Kyongsik Choi, Seoul National Univ. (South Korea)
Byoungho Lee, Seoul National Univ. (South Korea)


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