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Design and fabrication of a micromirror array for autostereoscopic 3D displays
Author(s): Jun Yan; Stephen T. Kowel; Hyoung J. Cho; Chong Hyuk Ahn
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Paper Abstract

We designed and fabricated the first, to the best of our knowledge, micromirror array for autostereoscopic 3D display systems. We conducted the optical and Micro-Electrical- Mechanical-System (MEMS) design concurrently, and fabricated several 20x20 micromirror arrays, with micromirror size of 460x460 microns. Both electrostatic and magnetic actuation methods were used to achieve deflection angles of +/- 0.8 degrees. We used these micromirror arrays with backlit transparencies to build a 2-view (left and right) autostereoscopic 3-D display system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 May 2002
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4660, Stereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems IX, (23 May 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.468035
Show Author Affiliations
Jun Yan, Univ. of Cincinnati (United States)
Stephen T. Kowel, Univ. of Cincinnati (United States)
Hyoung J. Cho, Univ. of Cincinnati (United States)
Chong Hyuk Ahn, Univ. of Cincinnati (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4660:
Stereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems IX
Mark T. Bolas; Andrew J. Woods; John O. Merritt; Stephen A. Benton; Mark T. Bolas, Editor(s)

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