Optical see-through Maxwellian near-to-eye display with an enlarged eyebox

Published on 2018-02-07T18:21:25Z (GMT) by
We propose a Maxwellian near-to-eye display implemented using multiplexed holographic optical element. Maxwellian configuration removes the focal cue of the displayed virtual image completely, presenting always-focused image to the observer regardless of the focal length of the eye. The transparent property of the holographic optical element enables the optical see-through feature, making the proposed near-to-eye display suitable for augmented reality applications. The multiplexing of multiple concave mirrors into a single holographic optical element enlarges the effective eyebox, relaxing the limitation of the conventional Maxwellian displays. Optical experiment confirms that the proposed display can present always-focused images on top of the real environment with 9.2º(H)x5.2º(V) field of view, and 9mm(H)x3mm(V) eyebox.

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Park, Jae-Hyeung; Kim, Seong Bok (2018): Optical see-through Maxwellian near-to-eye display with an enlarged eyebox. The Optical Society. Collection. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.c.3906979.v1