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Computer-Originated Hologram Lenses
Author(s): R. C. Fairchild; J. R. Fienup
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Paper Abstract

The capability of analyzing hologram lenses recorded with arbitrary wavefronts has been added to a holographic raytracing design program. The recording wavefronts are defined by analytical phase functions, for example, a two-dimensional polynominal expansion. The coefficients of the functional representations of the recording wavefronts are used as parameters to optimize the performance of an optical system containing the hologram lens. The optimum recording wavefronts are then produced with the help of computer-generated holo-grams. Several useful arbitrary wavefront phase functions are discussed. Design predictions and experimental results will be shown for a holographic Fourier transform lens recorded with the aid of a computer-generated hologram.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 May 1980
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 0215, Recent Advances in Holography, (14 May 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958414
Show Author Affiliations
R. C. Fairchild, Environmental Research Institute of Michigan (United States)
J. R. Fienup, Environmental Research Institute of Michigan (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0215:
Recent Advances in Holography
Poohsan N. Tamura; Tzuo-Chang Lee, Editor(s)

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