Patent Number: 6,250,778

Title: Lighting system, and image display apparatus

Abstract: A lighting system consists of a first reflector having a plurality of reflecting faces disposed obliquely with an angle of about 45 deg. with respect to the optical axis of an incident coherent light, respectively, and spaced a predetermined distance from each other in the optical-axial direction of the incident coherent light, a second reflector having a plurality of reflecting faces disposed obliquely at an angle of about 45 deg. with respect to the optical axes of reflected light beams, respectively, from the first reflector, and spaced a predetermined distance from each other in the optical-axial direction of the incident coherent light, and a lens array having a plurality of lenses disposed in planes generally perpendicular to the optical axes of the reflected light beams from the second reflector.

Inventors: Doumuki; Tohru (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Sony Corporation

International Classification: G02B 5/04 (20060101); G02B 27/00 (20060101); G02B 27/14 (20060101); F21V 005/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018