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3D-Images in the Air Using Laser Plasma

— March 9, 2006 — Science
Laser puts real 3D-image up in the air!

Japanese scientists have succeeded in the experimental fabrication of a device displaying "real 3D images" which consist of dot arrays in space where there is nothing but air. "Usual" 3D displays draw pseudo-3D images on 2D planes by utilizing
the human binocular disparity. This new japanese device utilizes the plasma emission phenomenon near the focal point of focused laser light.

Maybe this could be the first step to "holographic maps" or "virtual doctors" as seen in Sci-fi movies...
Trend Themes
1. Real 3D Images - Creating dot arrays in empty space using lasers opens up new possibilities for holographic displays and immersive experiences.
2. Plasma Emission Phenomenon - Utilizing the plasma emission phenomenon near the focal point of focused laser light can lead to advancements in medical imaging and surgical procedures.
3. Holographic Technology - The development of devices that display real 3D images could pave the way for holographic maps, virtual doctors, and other sci-fi inspired applications.
Industry Implications
1. Entertainment - The entertainment industry could benefit from real 3D images by creating more immersive and realistic virtual reality experiences.
2. Medical - The medical industry can explore the use of plasma emission technology to enhance medical imaging techniques and improve surgical procedures.
3. Technology - Advancements in holographic technology could revolutionize the way we interact with devices and open up new possibilities for augmented reality applications.
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