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Laser-scanner headlamp systems with high output, contrast, and bandwidth
Author(s): Ulrich Hechtfischer; Ronald Mikkenie; Xaver Riederer; Josef Schug; Steffen Zozgornik
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Paper Abstract

Laser-scanner headlamps, based on a blue laser spot steered by a MEMS mirror over a converter, can illuminate the road flexibly and efficiently. Some existing demonstrators suffer from insufficient performance of the converter (low contrast) or of the MEMS mirror (lack of flexibility). With a new high-contrast converter and highperformance MEMS mirrors, we have developed improved laser-scanner demonstrators optimized for different functions like full adaptive driving beam or visualization (symbols, guiding lines, and text). We explain the system design, converter technology, and high-bandwidth MEMS control, show the performance in video sequences, and discuss future applications of such systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 2019
PDF: 19 pages
Proc. SPIE 10940, Light-Emitting Devices, Materials, and Applications, 109400Q (1 March 2019); doi: 10.1117/12.2507264
Show Author Affiliations
Ulrich Hechtfischer, Lumileds Germany GmbH (Germany)
Ronald Mikkenie, Lumileds Germany GmbH (Germany)
Xaver Riederer, Lumileds Germany GmbH (Germany)
Josef Schug, Lumileds Germany GmbH (Germany)
Steffen Zozgornik, Lumileds Germany GmbH (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10940:
Light-Emitting Devices, Materials, and Applications
Jong Kyu Kim; Michael R. Krames; Martin Strassburg, Editor(s)

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