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  • Vol. 38, Iss. 26 — Sep. 10, 1999
  • pp: 5641–5645

Improving holographic data storage by use of an optimized phase mask

Jianwen Yang, Luís M. Bernardo, and You-Seok Bae  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 38, Issue 26, pp. 5641-5645 (1999)

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A method for improving the spectral distribution and for reducing the reconstruction error in optical holographic data storage is proposed. By use of an optimized phase mask in the input plane, the uniformity of the spectral distribution is optimized and the reconstruction error minimized. The phase mask is designed by use of amplitude-phase retrieval algorithms. Simulation results show the merits of the proposed method.

© 1999 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(070.6020) Fourier optics and signal processing : Continuous optical signal processing
(210.2860) Optical data storage : Holographic and volume memories

Original Manuscript: February 3, 1999
Revised Manuscript: April 22, 1999
Published: September 10, 1999

Jianwen Yang, Luís M. Bernardo, and You-Seok Bae, "Improving holographic data storage by use of an optimized phase mask," Appl. Opt. 38, 5641-5645 (1999)

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