Liquid-filled tunable lenticular lens

Yoshinobu Iimura, Hiroaki Onoe, Tetsuhiko Teshima, Yun Jung Heo, Shotaro Yoshida, Yuya Morimoto, Shoji Takeuchi

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This paper describes a liquid-filled tunable lenticular lens for switching between two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) images in naked-eye 3D displays. Compared with previous 2D/3D switchable displays, this tunable lenticular lens that is directly attached to a smartphone display can project both a 2D image with the original resolution of the smartphone display and a 3D image with high brightness. This lens is simply composed of transparent poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PDMS) microchannels. While the thin top membrane on the microchannels is normally flat to transmit light without deflection for displaying 2D images, applying pressure to the microchannel deforms the membrane to acquire characteristics of lenticular lenses for 3D images. We successfully demonstrate the switching between the 2D and 3D modes. We believe that our lens can be applied as a part of a portable 2D/3D naked-eye 3D display.

元の言語English
記事番号035030
ジャーナルJournal of Micromechanics and Microengineering
25
発行部数3
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 2015 3 1
外部発表Yes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Iimura, Y., Onoe, H., Teshima, T., Heo, Y. J., Yoshida, S., Morimoto, Y., & Takeuchi, S. (2015). Liquid-filled tunable lenticular lens. Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 25(3), [035030]. https://doi.org/10.1088/0960-1317/25/3/035030