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Off-axis illumination design for DMD systems

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John W. Bowron, Reginald P. Jonas

Elcan Optical Technologies (Canada)

Proc. SPIE 5186, Design of Efficient Illumination Systems, 72 (November 10, 2003); doi:10.1117/12.507347
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  • Design of Efficient Illumination Systems
  • R. John Koshel
  • San Diego, California, USA | August 03, 2003

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.

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Micromirrors ; Prisms
Citation

John W. Bowron and Reginald P. Jonas
"Off-axis illumination design for DMD systems", Proc. SPIE 5186, Design of Efficient Illumination Systems, 72 (November 10, 2003); doi:10.1117/12.507347; http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.507347


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