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Self-imaging phase mask used in digital holography with phase-shifting
Author(s): Agnieszka Fajst; Maciej Sypek; Michal Makowski; Jaroslaw Suszek; Andrzej Kolodziejczyk
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Paper Abstract

The digital reconstruction of an optically recorded hologram has become a fast developing method and has found a vast practical application in many branches of science and industry. An especially invented diffractive optical element with self imaging properties is placed in the reference beam. In the recording process this element forms its self-image in the hologram plane. Self-imaging properties of the diffractive optical element provide the possibility of recording a digital hologram by means of the phase-shifting without any additional imaging components. The innovation of the proposed method lies in using a self-imaging diffractive optical element which enables a significant simplification of a spatial phase shifting optical setup used to record the digital hologram with only a small decrease of the quality of the reconstructed image.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 November 2008
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 7141, 16th Polish-Slovak-Czech Optical Conference on Wave and Quantum Aspects of Contemporary Optics, 714123 (20 November 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.822422
Show Author Affiliations
Agnieszka Fajst, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Maciej Sypek, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Michal Makowski, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Jaroslaw Suszek, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Andrzej Kolodziejczyk, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7141:
16th Polish-Slovak-Czech Optical Conference on Wave and Quantum Aspects of Contemporary Optics
Agnieszka Popiolek-Masajada; Elzbieta Jankowska; Waclaw Urbanczyk, Editor(s)

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