Design and demonstration of a foveated imaging system with reflective spatial light modulator
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In this paper, a foveated imaging system using a reflective liquid crystal spatial light modulator (SLM) was designed. To demonstrate the concept of foveated imaging, we simulated with software Code V and established a laboratory prototype. The result of the experiment shows that an SLM can be used to correct the aberration of region of interest (ROI) while the resolution of other area was still very low. The vary-resolution system was relative simple compared to the traditional high resolution system and obviously can reduce the amount of data transmission. Such systems will have wide application prospect in various fields.
Keywordsoptical design foveated imaging spatial light modulator (SLM) tolerance analysis
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This research work was financially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 61178041)
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