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Calculation of diffraction efficiencies for spherical and cylindrical holographic lenses
Author(s): Yves Defosse; Yvon L. M. Renotte; Yves F. Lion
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Paper Abstract

For some years, theoretical models have been worked out to describe the interaction between electromagnetic waves and a thick dielectric grating. Those models were developed for sinusoidal phase gratings illuminated with a plane wavefront. A method is proposed here to calculate the diffraction efficiencies of spherical and cylindrical holographic lenses and of spherical to cylindrical wavefront converters. Those calculations are based on the coupled wave theory of Kogelnik and on the work of Nishihara.

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Date Published: 1 September 1991
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1507, Holographic Optics III: Principles and Applications, (1 September 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.47050
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Yves Defosse, Univ. of Liege (Belgium)
Yvon L. M. Renotte, Univ. of Liege (Belgium)
Yves F. Lion, Univ. of Liege (Belgium)


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

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