Open Air Volumetric display

or

Thinking out of the box

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goal:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Uses:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parts:
  1. Infrared laser
  2. Visible laser
  3. Beam combiner optics      
  4. Computer control
  5. Beam steerer optics
  6. Computer steering
  7. Position sensor
  8. Dust particles
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What you see:

1070 particles 3400 particles 10600 particles
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How it works (1):

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How it works (2):

  • infrared laser (1)
  • strikes dust particle (8)
  • scattered light hits detector (7)
  • detector measures distance
  • briefly flash visible laser (2)
       
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Looking for students: