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Some Useful Applications Of Polarized Light In Holography And Optical Information Processing
Author(s): Bruce Bartholomew; Jack Cederquist; Sing H. Lee
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Paper Abstract

Some applications of polarized light in holography and optical information processing are reviewed. The holographic applications include polarization contrast, image subtraction, color interferometry and the study of photoelasticity. In optical information processing the applications discussed are real-time optical modulators, photodichroic crystals, Vectograph film, superresolution, polarization gratings and polarization interferometers. Each application is presented in sufficient detail to clearly illustrate how the properties of polarized light are utilized.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 October 1976
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0088, Polarized Light: Instruments, Devices, Applications, (22 October 1976); doi: 10.1117/12.955020
Show Author Affiliations
Bruce Bartholomew, University of California (United States)
Jack Cederquist, University of California (United States)
Sing H. Lee, University of California (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0088:
Polarized Light: Instruments, Devices, Applications
Rasheed M. A. Azzam; W. Lewis Hyde, Editor(s)

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