Fiber optic engine for micro projection display

Hesam Edin Arabi, Sohee An, Kyunghwan Oh

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Abstract

A novel compact optical engine for a micro projector display is experimentally demonstrated, which is composed of RGB light sources, a tapered 3×1 Fiber Optic Color Synthesizer (FOCS) along with a fiberized ball-lens, and a two dimensional micro electromechanical scanning mirror. In the proposed optical engine, we successfully employed an all-fiber beam shaping technique combining optical fiber taper and fiberized ball lens that can render a narrow beam and enhance the resolution of the screened image in the far field. Optical performances of the proposed device assembly are investigated in terms of power loss, collimating strength of the collimator assembly, and color gamut of the output.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4655-4663
Number of pages9
JournalOptics Express
Volume18
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Mar 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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