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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 1978
  • pp: 917–921

Electronic heterodyne recording and processing of optical holograms using phase modulated reference waves

A. J. Decker, Yoh-Han Pao, and P. C. Claspy  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 17, Issue 6, pp. 917-921 (1978)

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The use of a phase-modulated reference wave for the electronic heterodyne recording and processing of a hologram is described. Heterodyne recording is used to eliminate the self-interference terms of a hologram and to create a Leith-Upatnieks hologram with coaxial object and reference waves. Phase modulation is also shown to be the foundation of a multiple-view hologram system. When combined with hologram scale transformations, heterodyne recording is the key to general optical processing. Spatial filtering is treated as an example.

© 1978 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: June 13, 1977
Published: March 15, 1978

A. J. Decker, Yoh-Han Pao, and P. C. Claspy, "Electronic heterodyne recording and processing of optical holograms using phase modulated reference waves," Appl. Opt. 17, 917-921 (1978)

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