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Fan-out elements by multiple-beam recording in volume holograms
Author(s): Hans Peter Herzig; Peter Ehbets; Juan Manuel Teijido; Rene Daendliker
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Paper Abstract

The recording of the efficient fan-out elements as volume holograms has been studied using coupled wave theory. The authors have found that the efficiency and uniformity of regular fan- out elements depend strongly on the relative phases of the object waves, if the thickness t of the holographic emulsion is smaller than t<(lambda) /(n tan(theta) 0 (Delta) (alpha) ). High efficiency and uniformity can be achieved by optimized phases of the object beams, thereby requiring a low dynamic range of the holographic recording material.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1991
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1507, Holographic Optics III: Principles and Applications, (1 September 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.47047
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Hans Peter Herzig, Univ. of Neuchatel (Switzerland)
Peter Ehbets, Univ. of Neuchatel (Switzerland)
Juan Manuel Teijido, Univ. of Neuchatel (Switzerland)
Rene Daendliker, Univ. of Neuchatel (Switzerland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1507:
Holographic Optics III: Principles and Applications
G. Michael Morris, Editor(s)

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