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  • Vol. 39, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2000
  • pp: 40–53

Optical configuration and color-representation range of a variable-pitch dot matrix holographic printer

Chih-Kung Lee, Jeremy Wen-Jong Wu, Sheng-Lie Yeh, Chih-Wen Tu, Yi-An Han, Eric Hong-Zong Liao, Linus Ying-Yueh Chang, I-En Tsai, Hsiu-Hung Lin, Jeffrey Chi-Tang Hsieh, and Julie Tsai-Wei Lee  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 39, Issue 1, pp. 40-53 (2000)

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The optical system configuration and design of a dot matrix holographic printer that can create image grating pixels of variable size, arbitrary pitch, and discretionary angle on a photoresist plate are presented. With the capability to vary spot size, grating orientation, and grating pitch on the fly, this newly developed holographic printer can apply a prespecified color at each specific viewing angle. Diffractive images with various visual effects and the wide color range that are possible by use of this system are examined in detail.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(090.4220) Holography : Multiplex holography
(120.4570) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical design of instruments
(120.4640) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical instruments
(350.2770) Other areas of optics : Gratings

Original Manuscript: April 26, 1999
Published: January 1, 2000

Chih-Kung Lee, Jeremy Wen-Jong Wu, Sheng-Lie Yeh, Chih-Wen Tu, Yi-An Han, Eric Hong-Zong Liao, Linus Ying-Yueh Chang, I-En Tsai, Hsiu-Hung Lin, Jeffrey Chi-Tang Hsieh, and Julie Tsai-Wei Lee, "Optical configuration and color-representation range of a variable-pitch dot matrix holographic printer," Appl. Opt. 39, 40-53 (2000)

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