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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 45, Iss. 30 — Oct. 20, 2006
  • pp: 7871–7877

Achromatic optical elements

Anatoly M. Smolovich  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 45, Issue 30, pp. 7871-7877 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.45.007871


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Abstract

The principles of wavefront reconstruction by means of a geometric-optical reflection of radiation from surfaces of interference fringe maxima are discussed. The optical elements based on these principles should be achromatic. Two methods of the optical elements design are proposed. The first method is a direct holographic recording of the interference fringe structure containing only a few periods, and the second method is a combination of the measurement of the object wavefront shape with digital holography methods.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(090.1970) Holography : Diffractive optics
(090.2890) Holography : Holographic optical elements
(100.5090) Image processing : Phase-only filters

History
Original Manuscript: January 24, 2006
Revised Manuscript: May 19, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: June 16, 2006

Citation
Anatoly M. Smolovich, "Achromatic optical elements," Appl. Opt. 45, 7871-7877 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-45-30-7871


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