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Anamorphic lighting STAR display architecture for safe landing
Author(s): Gajendra D. Savant; Tomasz P. Jannson; Abbas Hosseini; Lonnie Lindsey
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes the STAR architecture that is being developed at Physical Optics Corporation for military and commercial use. Because the STAR architecture is based on non- imaging optics, lightpipes, and diffusers, these component technologies are described in detail. Major emphasis in this paper is on the light shaping diffuser, which functions as a non-Lambertian controlled scatterer. This diffuser is becoming a critical element of a number of military and commercial displays, and therefore we have taken the liberty to describe it in detail so that scientists and engineers can optimize their current displays in terms of brightness, uniformity, homogeneity, compactness, and ease of operation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 August 2000
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4022, Cockpit Displays VII: Displays for Defense Applications, (28 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.397752
Show Author Affiliations
Gajendra D. Savant, Physical Optics Corp. (United States)
Tomasz P. Jannson, Physical Optics Corp. (United States)
Abbas Hosseini, Physical Optics Corp. (United States)
Lonnie Lindsey, Physical Optics Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4022:
Cockpit Displays VII: Displays for Defense Applications
Darrel G. Hopper, Editor(s)

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