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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 45, Iss. 21 — Jul. 20, 2006
  • pp: 5059–5065

Varied line spacing plane holographic grating recorded by using uniform line spacing plane gratings

Ling Qing, Wu Gang, Liu Bin, and Wang Qiuping  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 45, Issue 21, pp. 5059-5065 (2006)

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Uniform line spacing plane gratings are introduced into a recording system to generate aspherical wavefronts for recording varied line spacing plane holographic gratings. Analytical expressions of groove parameters are derived to the fourth order. A ray-tracing validation algorithm is provided based on Fermat's principle and a local search method. The recording parameters are optimized to record a varied line spacing plane holographic grating with the aid of derived analytical expressions. A design example demonstrates the exactness of the analytical expressions and the superiority of recording optics with auxiliary gratings.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(220.2740) Optical design and fabrication : Geometric optical design

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: October 10, 2005
Revised Manuscript: January 16, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: January 30, 2006

Ling Qing, Wu Gang, Liu Bin, and Wang Qiuping, "Varied line spacing plane holographic grating recorded by using uniform line spacing plane gratings," Appl. Opt. 45, 5059-5065 (2006)

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