The article  is the English equivalent text of article , both of them present the fundamental physical classification of all 3D displays (that was previously described in  and originated in August 2005 as the first classification article - in Russian). It is shown that 3D displays can be analyzed into four physical classes based on two fundamental physical criteria. Such classification, for example, allows to distingush true holographic displays from similar ones without holographic image, to identify some new kinds of 3D displays that can't be classified in the traditional terms of stereoscopic, volumetric and holographic displays.
Article  explains the general principle of stereoscopic displays using liquid crystal (LC) matrices based on encoding in a SINGLE element (a pixel) of a cross-section of light rays the information about TWO different pixels of two different images. In particular, left and right images comprising stereo pair (a pair of different views of the same 3D scene) with the possibility of the subsequent polarization decoding of these two pixels for left and right eyes.
In article  and its Russian analog , this principle was proven for all 3 possible principal kinds of LC structure by corresponding solutions of general equation of light polarization. (For example, the case of optical activity or control of rotation angle of plane polarization is realized in the NeurOK's IZ3D display). This method of stereo image presentation is called JOINT stereo pair (the term introduced in  and in  along with a comprehensive subclassification of all possible kinds of 3d stereo formats, several of them previously unnamed).
Articles , ,  describe a simple method of autostereoscopic viewing that uses MOVING VERTICAL BOUNDARY, that can be realized, for example, with the help of column-addressed LC pi-structures as 3D retrofits to ordinary (2D) displays.
Article  describes a stereoscopic method with MOVING HORIZONTAL BOUNDARY for case of fast LC displays provided by retrofits in the form of row-addressed LC pi- or twist nematic structures. This can work with LC matrix structures in which the time value of "sample-and-hold" operation in a pixel is less in compare with frame period. A similar method was suggested in ,  for case of two-beam CRTs. The article  also describes a simple method (first suggested in ) of generating quasi-stereoscopic images on standard TVs and PCs by electrical shift of frame sync pulse fronts. The further development of this method (creating artificial stereo perspective at the cost of linear changing of delays of frame sync pulses) is described in this article (in Russian).
Publications [14, 15, 16] describe world's first planar universal (auto3D/3D-with-glasses/2D) 3D display with full resolution in each view, which can be based on standard LCD technology, using electrooptical effects of controlled birefringence, controlled optical activity or their combinations.
The text  describes the more general planar universal auto3D display with full resoluton, which can be realized not only on any LC structure (analog or bi-multi-stable, for example, on IPS, FFS, VA, MVA, PVA, ASV, ferroelectric, cholesteric and so on.), but on any other possible principles of optical coding of two pixels in one element of light ray cross-section.
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