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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 29 — Oct. 10, 1997
  • pp: 7444–7449

Multicriteria optimality for iterative encoding of computer-generated holograms

Luc Legeard, Philippe Réfrégier, and Pierre Ambs  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 36, Issue 29, pp. 7444-7449 (1997)

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We propose a new multicriteria method for the determination of computer-generated holograms (CGH’s). For this purpose, the direct binary search (DBS) algorithm for computing CGH’s has been modified to converge on a new error function that defines the optimal trade-off among different criteria. This approach allows us to control the trade-off between the amplitude error and the diffraction efficiency and to provide a rigorous figure of merit. Comparisons among different encoding methods show that the best results are obtained with a modified version of the DBS method combined with the iterative Fourier transform algorithm.

© 1997 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: December 12, 1996
Revised Manuscript: April 3, 1997
Published: October 10, 1997

Luc Legeard, Philippe Réfrégier, and Pierre Ambs, "Multicriteria optimality for iterative encoding of computer-generated holograms," Appl. Opt. 36, 7444-7449 (1997)

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