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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 10, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1971
  • pp: 174–181

Holographic Subtraction

K. Bromley, M. A. Monahan, J. F. Bryant, and B. J. Thompson  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp. 174-181 (1971)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.10.000174


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Abstract

A holographic technique by which two dissimilar optical fields can be subtracted to yield only their difference is presented. The principle underlying this technique is that of optical interference between a holographically reconstructed field and a direct real-time one. Experimental verification is presented for the three cases of image-plane, fourier-transform, and Fresnel side-band holograms. Also considered is the application of this concept to change detection between photographic transparencies of some scene taken at different times.

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History
Original Manuscript: March 5, 1970
Published: January 1, 1971

Citation
K. Bromley, M. A. Monahan, J. F. Bryant, and B. J. Thompson, "Holographic Subtraction," Appl. Opt. 10, 174-181 (1971)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-10-1-174


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