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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 1984
  • pp: 4575–4587

Wave-front inversion using a thin phase hologram: a computer simulation

Qizhi Cao and Joseph W. Goodman  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 23, Issue 24, pp. 4575-4587 (1984)

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It has been demonstrated previously that a thin phase hologram, recorded in a weak reference condition, is capable of inverting a complex field. Using a computer simulation of the properties of a thin phase hologram, we find the operating conditions and dynamic range for wave-front inversion. The conclusions of the simulation are used for designing an experiment to invert a circulant matrix and the results of the experiment well support the analysis.

© 1984 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: August 14, 1984
Published: December 15, 1984

Qizhi Cao and Joseph W. Goodman, "Wave-front inversion using a thin phase hologram: a computer simulation," Appl. Opt. 23, 4575-4587 (1984)

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