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Scanning laser beam displays
Author(s): Maarten Niesten; Randy Sprague; Josh Miller
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Paper Abstract

A projector with a height of 7 mm has been developed. The projector uses a two dimensional MEMS, a red and blue diode laser and a second harmonic green laser. This projector module is able to display images with a WVGA resolution while consuming 1.5 W. Due to the collimated nature of laser beams, the display has a depth of focus that is virtually unlimited. Future MEMS developments will lead to even thinner projection modules. Furthermore, this projection technology enables additional display systems such as head-up displays for vehicles.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 April 2008
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 7001, Photonics in Multimedia II, 70010E (25 April 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.783330
Show Author Affiliations
Maarten Niesten, Microvision, Inc. (United States)
Randy Sprague, Microvision, Inc. (United States)
Josh Miller, Microvision, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7001:
Photonics in Multimedia II
Ari Tervonen; Frank Möllmer, Editor(s)

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