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  • Vol. 41, Iss. 20 — Jul. 10, 2002
  • pp: 4092–4103

Mechanism of hologram formation in fixation-free rehalogenating bleaching processes

Cristian Neipp, Inmaculada Pascual, and Augusto Beléndez  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 41, Issue 20, pp. 4092-4103 (2002)

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The mechanism of hologram formation in fixation-free rehalogenating bleaching processes have been treated by different authors. The experiments carried out on Agfa 8E75 HD plates led to the conclusion that material transfer from the exposed to the unexposed zones is the main mechanism under the process. We present a simple model that explains the mechanism of hologram formation inside the emulsion. Also quantitative data obtained using both Agfa 8E75 HD and Slavich PFG-01 fine-grained red-sensitive emulsions are given and good agreement between theory and experiments are found.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(090.2900) Holography : Optical storage materials
(090.7330) Holography : Volume gratings
(160.2900) Materials : Optical storage materials

Original Manuscript: October 4, 2001
Revised Manuscript: January 28, 2002
Published: July 10, 2002

Cristian Neipp, Inmaculada Pascual, and Augusto Beléndez, "Mechanism of hologram formation in fixation-free rehalogenating bleaching processes," Appl. Opt. 41, 4092-4103 (2002)

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