A New Optimization Algorithm of Kinoforms Based on Simulated Annealing

  • Shinya Nozaki
  • Yen-Wei Chen
  • Zensho Nakao
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4693)


A new optimization scheme based on Simulated Annealing (SA) is proposed for synthesizing the kinoforms. An initial kinoform is obtained by the Fourier transform of the input image with a random phase. The random phase distribution is then optimized by simulated annealing in order to reduce the variance of the spectrum. Compared with conventional SA-based method, in which optimization is performed to the kinoform, the proposed method can significantly improve the convergence and reduce the computation cost.


Computer Generated Holography Kinoform Optimization Random Phase Simulated Annealing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shinya Nozaki
    • 1
  • Yen-Wei Chen
    • 2
  • Zensho Nakao
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Information and Communication Systems Engineering, Okinawa National College of Technology, 905 Henoko, Nago, Okinawa 905-2192Japan
  2. 2.Ritsumeikan University, Kusatsu, Shiga 525-8577Japan
  3. 3.Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa 903-0213Japan

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