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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 46, Iss. 22 — Aug. 1, 2007
  • pp: 5482–5488

Design and fabrication of stacked, computer generated holograms for multicolor image generation

Thomas Kämpfe, Ernst-Bernhard Kley, Andreas Tünnermann, and Peter Dannberg  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 46, Issue 22, pp. 5482-5488 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.46.005482


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Abstract

We present a diffractive optical element consisting of computer-generated holograms and dielectric multilayer mirrors in a stratified setup. Illuminated with a white laser beam, consisting of three single lasers with wavelengths of 635   nm , 543   nm , and 473   nm , this element enables the far field projection of arbitrary, multicolor images. Certain advantages of holographic image generation, e.g., the possibility of a large depth of focus and a very easy optical setup, are maintained with the new element.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.1380) Diffraction and gratings : Binary optics
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

History
Original Manuscript: March 5, 2007
Revised Manuscript: May 29, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: June 1, 2007
Published: July 23, 2007

Citation
Thomas Kämpfe, Ernst-Bernhard Kley, Andreas Tünnermann, and Peter Dannberg, "Design and fabrication of stacked, computer generated holograms for multicolor image generation," Appl. Opt. 46, 5482-5488 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-46-22-5482


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