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Nonparaxial generalization of polarization holography
Author(s): Barbara N. Kilosanidze; Shermazan D. Kahkichashvily
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Paper Abstract

The theory of polarization holographic recording and reconstruction is considered at arbitrary angles of the meeting of working beams. The Jones vector-matrix apparatus, the quantitative ratio of the connection of anisotropy and gyrotropy induced by light with Stokes parameters of active (object + reference) field, and also the modified Kirhgoff diffraction integral has been used to solve the problem. The conditions of the distances and angles of meeting during the formation of the fields of polarization hologram have been received (nonparaxial approximation). It has been shown that depending on the direction of propagation and also on the characteristics of the medium and the polarization state of a reference wave the transformation of the reconstructed images according to the polarization state takes place.

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Date Published: 12 January 1994
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2043, Holographic Imaging and Materials, (12 January 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.165582
Show Author Affiliations
Barbara N. Kilosanidze, Institute of Cybernetics (Georgia)
Shermazan D. Kahkichashvily, Institute of Cybernetics (Georgia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2043:
Holographic Imaging and Materials
Tung H. Jeong, Editor(s)

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