We present a numerical approach to computing diffraction from strong holograms of arbitrary fringe shape, e.g. plane-to-spherical. We compute the angular, shift and wavelength Bragg selectivities and compare with coupled wave and weak diffraction approaches.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
Z. Xu, K. Tian, W. Sun, G. Barbastathis, and M. A. Neifeld, " Rigorous Analysis of Strong Spherical Wave Gratings Using a Slice-and-Cascade Approach," in Adaptive Optics: Analysis and Methods/Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging/Information Photonics/Signal Recovery and Synthesis Topical Meetings on CD-ROM, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JTuA2.