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Design And Applications Of Multiple Hologram Systems
Author(s): J. N. Cederquist; M. T. Eismann; A. M. Tai
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Paper Abstract

An important application of holographic optical elements (HOE) is coordinate transformations (or mappings) to put data into a format that can be operated on by an optical processor. In optical coordinate transformation, a specific one-to-one mapping of pixel locations in the input plane to pixel locations in the output plane is produced. For some desired transformations, the data redistribution cannot be realized with a single continuous-phase hologram, and in these cases a multiple hologram system must be considered. The processing of spotlight synthetic aperture radar (SSAR) data is used as a sample application to illustrate the concept. The design and fabrication of the holograms for SSAR data processing is discussed and experimental results are given.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 April 1988
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0883, Holographic Optics: Design and Applications, (12 April 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.944141
Show Author Affiliations
J. N. Cederquist, Environmental Research Institute of Michigan (United States)
M. T. Eismann, Environmental Research Institute of Michigan (United States)
A. M. Tai, Environmental Research Institute of Michigan (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0883:
Holographic Optics: Design and Applications
Ivan Cindrich, Editor(s)

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