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Effects of bleach constituents on the performance of silver-halide holograms
Author(s): Raymond K. Kostuk
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Paper Abstract

A factorial design approach to optimizing rehalogenating bleaches for silver-halide holograms is presented. An advantage of this technique is that it allows simultaneous improvement to a number of hologram performance characteristics as a function of several input parameters. Interactive effects of combinations of input parameters can also be examined. A specific experiment is described in which diffraction efficiency, average light loss, thickness change, and noise grating efficiency are optimized as a function of the rehalogenating agent, oxiding agent, and acid concentrations of a rehalogenating bleach. Results for both Agfa 8E75HD and Ilford SP673 films are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1990
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1212, Practical Holography IV, (1 May 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.17967
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Raymond K. Kostuk, Optical Sciences Ctr./Univ. of Arizona (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1212:
Practical Holography IV
Stephen A. Benton, Editor(s)

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