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Signal and noise characteristics of space-time light modulators
Author(s): Vyacheslav A. Komarov; N. E. Melnik
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Paper Abstract

If considered as a multichannel data-transmission system, a light-recording medium becomes theoretically tractable within a framework encompassing signals, noises, and differential sensitivity. Attention is given within such a framework to the case of space-time light modulators, avoiding the noise generation and distortions associated with the transfer nonlinearity of the object field amplitude; effective holographic sensitivity, dynamic range, and power consumption/data-bit recording are calculated. A holographic recording scheme is optimized for minimum recording light energy.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1991
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1238, Three-Dimensional Holography: Science, Culture, Education, (1 February 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.19409
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Vyacheslav A. Komarov, Polytechnical Institute (Ukraine)
N. E. Melnik, Scientific-Research Institute of Materials (Ukraine)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1238:
Three-Dimensional Holography: Science, Culture, Education

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