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Numerical evaluation of moiré pattern in touch sensor module with electrode mesh structure in oblique view
Author(s): M. Pournoury; A. Zamiri; T. Y. Kim; V. Yurlov; K. Oh
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Paper Abstract

Capacitive touch sensor screen with the metal materials has recently become qualified for substitution of ITO; however several obstacles still have to be solved. One of the most important issues is moiré phenomenon. The visibility problem of the metal-mesh, in touch sensor module (TSM) is numerically considered in this paper. Based on human eye contract sensitivity function (CSF), moiré pattern of TSM electrode mesh structure is simulated with MATLAB software for 8 inch screen display in oblique view. Standard deviation of the generated moiré by the superposition of electrode mesh and screen image is calculated to find the optimal parameters which provide the minimum moiré visibility. To create the screen pixel array and mesh electrode, rectangular function is used. The filtered image, in frequency domain, is obtained by multiplication of Fourier transform of the finite mesh pattern (product of screen pixel and mesh electrode) with the calculated CSF function for three different observer distances (L=200, 300 and 400 mm). It is observed that the discrepancy between analytical and numerical results is less than 0.6% for 400 mm viewer distance. Moreover, in the case of oblique view due to considering the thickness of the finite film between mesh electrodes and screen, different points of minimum standard deviation of moiré pattern are predicted compared to normal view.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 March 2016
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 9770, Advances in Display Technologies VI, 97700B (7 March 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2207826
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M. Pournoury, Samsung Electro-Mechanics (Korea, Republic of)
A. Zamiri, Korea Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
T. Y. Kim, Samsung Electro-Mechanics (Korea, Republic of)
V. Yurlov, Samsung Electro-Mechanics (Korea, Republic of)
K. Oh, Yonsei Univ. (Korea, Republic of)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9770:
Advances in Display Technologies VI
Liang-Chy Chien; Sin-Doo Lee; Ming Hsien Wu, Editor(s)

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