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Off-axis illumination design for DMD systems
Author(s): John W. Bowron; Reginald P. Jonas
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Paper Abstract

Techniques for illumination of Digital Micro-mirror Devices (DMD's) are reviewed and evolution of the illumination design discussed by example over three generations of system. The use of a TIR prism for illumination and imaging beam combining is explained and equations for definition of the prism block provided.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 November 2003
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5186, Design of Efficient Illumination Systems, (12 November 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.507347
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John W. Bowron, Elcan Optical Technologies (Canada)
Reginald P. Jonas, Elcan Optical Technologies (Canada)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5186:
Design of Efficient Illumination Systems
R. John Koshel, Editor(s)

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