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Optical Engineering

Compact Holographic Storage and Projection of Two-Dimensional Movies
Author(s): Joseph C. Palais; James M. Watson; Stephen A. Morrison
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Paper Abstract

An optical system has been developed for the compact storage and projection of conventional two-dimensional movies. Each frame of a conventional movie is stored holographically on a small area of a photographic plate or film. Successive frames are holographically recorded adjacent to each other on the film. The movie is replayed by scanning a reconstruction beam across the storage hologram and viewing the real image on a diffusing screen. All images are in registration during playback. Advantages of the technique include: compact movie storage, ease of replication of movies, simple projection system and slow-motion capability.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1976
PDF: 7 pages
Opt. Eng. 15(2) 152173 doi: 10.1117/12.7971941
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 15, Issue 2
Show Author Affiliations
Joseph C. Palais, Arizona State University (United States)
James M. Watson, Arizona State University (United States)
Stephen A. Morrison, Arizona State University (United States)


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