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Holography as a tool for widespread industrial applications: analysis and comments
Author(s): Paul Smigielski
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Paper Abstract

During the last national meeting of the Holographic Club of the French Optical Society held at SAUMUR, 22-23 November 1990, on `Vibration analysis with the help of holographic and associated methods,' more than 80% of attendees were industrialists. Some scientists who specialized in coherent optics said that it is not necessary to be an optician to use holography in the industry. That means that veritable progress has been achieved since the discovery of holographic interferometry in 1965. But, on the other hand, too few industrialists use holographic techniques. This paper critically examines the evolution of holographic interferometry through concrete examples and shows that hopes of industrial uses of holography are more credible today than yesterday because of new developments expected in hardwares (lasers, recording materials, etc.) and softwares.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1991
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1508, Industrial Applications of Holographic and Speckle Measuring Techniques, (1 October 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.47087
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Paul Smigielski, French-German Research Institute of Saint Louis (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1508:
Industrial Applications of Holographic and Speckle Measuring Techniques
Werner P. O. Jueptner, Editor(s)

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