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Optical Engineering

Object Shape, Fringe Visibility, And Resolution In Far-Field Holography
Author(s): Paul Dunn; Brian . J. Thompson
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Paper Abstract

The resolution in the image reconstructed from a far-field hologram is dependent upon recording the interference fringes within the envelope of the far-field pattern. The fringes are discussed in terms of their visibility and are used to show that the resolution is ultimately dependent upon the shape of the object rather than its size. Examples of spherical, square and rectangular particles are discussed in order to demonstrate this point.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1982
PDF: 6 pages
Opt. Eng. 21(2) doi: 10.1117/12.7972903
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 21, Issue 2
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Paul Dunn, University of Rochester (United States)
Brian . J. Thompson, University of Rochester (United States)


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