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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 22, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1983
  • pp: 159–163

Internal reflections in bleached reflection holograms

M. P. Owen, A. A. Ward, and L. Solymar  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 22, Issue 1, pp. 159-163 (1983)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.22.000159


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Abstract

Bleached reflection holograms produced by two plane waves in Agfa 8E56 photographic emulsion and recorded in an index-matching liquid tank at 514 nm are studied. Replay at 514 nm is both in the tank and in air, boundary reflections giving rise to multiple-output beams in the latter case. The intensities in the various output beams are measured as a function of the angle of incidence of the input beam. A simple theory based on two-wave grating diffraction and the Fresnel boundary coefficients is formulated and shown to agree with good approximation with the observed intensities of all significant output beams.

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History
Original Manuscript: June 29, 1982
Published: January 1, 1983

Citation
M. P. Owen, A. A. Ward, and L. Solymar, "Internal reflections in bleached reflection holograms," Appl. Opt. 22, 159-163 (1983)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-22-1-159


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