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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 45, Iss. 25 — Sep. 1, 2006
  • pp: 6533–6538

Three types of computer-generated hologram synthesized from multiple angular viewpoints of a three-dimensional scene

David Abookasis and Joseph Rosen  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 45, Issue 25, pp. 6533-6538 (2006)

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We describe various techniques to synthesize three types of computer-generated hologram (CGH): the Fresnel–Fourier CGH, the Fresnel CGH, and the image CGH. These holograms are synthesized by fusing multiple perspective views of a computer-generated scene. An initial hologram is generated in the computer as a Fourier hologram. Then it can be converted to either a Fresnel or an image hologram by computing the desired wave propagation and imitating an interference process of optical holography. By illuminating the CGH, a 3D image of the objects is constructed. Computer simulations and experimental results underline the performance of the suggested techniques.

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OCIS Codes
(070.2580) Fourier optics and signal processing : Paraxial wave optics
(070.4560) Fourier optics and signal processing : Data processing by optical means
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(090.2870) Holography : Holographic display
(100.6890) Image processing : Three-dimensional image processing

Original Manuscript: January 24, 2006
Revised Manuscript: April 7, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: April 7, 2006

David Abookasis and Joseph Rosen, "Three types of computer-generated hologram synthesized from multiple angular viewpoints of a three-dimensional scene," Appl. Opt. 45, 6533-6538 (2006)

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