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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 46, Iss. 22 — Aug. 1, 2007
  • pp: 5368–5373

Comparison of peristrophic multiplexing and a combination of angular and peristrophic holographic multiplexing in a thick PVA∕acrylamide photopolymer for data storage

Elena Fernández, Manuel Ortuño, Sergi Gallego, Celia García, Augusto Beléndez, and Immaculada Pascual  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 46, Issue 22, pp. 5368-5373 (2007)

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Two different types of multiplexing are used to store 90 holograms at the same location in a polyvinyl alcoholacrylamide photopolymer material. In the first, the 90 holograms are stored using only peristrophic multiplexing, whereas in the second a combination of angular and peristrophic multiplexing is used. The results (diffraction efficiency and dynamic range, M#) obtained with these two multiplexing techniques are compared. With the first, the dynamic range was M # = 13 and with the second M # = 8 . An exposure schedule method is used to calculate the exposure time necessary to store the holograms with a more uniform, higher diffraction efficiency.

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OCIS Codes
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(090.2900) Holography : Optical storage materials
(090.4220) Holography : Multiplex holography

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Original Manuscript: December 21, 2006
Revised Manuscript: May 23, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: May 30, 2007
Published: July 23, 2007

Elena Fernández, Manuel Ortuño, Sergi Gallego, Celia García, Augusto Beléndez, and Immaculada Pascual, "Comparison of peristrophic multiplexing and a combination of angular and peristrophic holographic multiplexing in a thick PVA/acrylamide photopolymer for data storage," Appl. Opt. 46, 5368-5373 (2007)

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