OSA's Digital Library

Applied Optics

Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 46, Iss. 5 — Feb. 10, 2007
  • pp: 657–663

Fabrication error analysis and experimental demonstration for computer-generated holograms

Ping Zhou and James H. Burge  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 46, Issue 5, pp. 657-663 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.46.000657


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (847 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

Aspheric optical surfaces are often tested using computer-generated holograms (CGHs). For precise measurement, the wavefront errors caused by the CGH must be known and characterized. A parametric model relating the wavefront errors to the CGH fabrication errors is introduced. Methods are discussed for measuring the fabrication errors in the CGH substrate, duty cycle, etching depth, and effect of surface roughness. An example analysis of the wavefront errors from fabrication nonuniformities for a phase CGH is given. The calibration of these effects for a CGH null corrector is demonstrated to cause measurement error less than 1 nm.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.1380) Diffraction and gratings : Binary optics
(090.2880) Holography : Holographic interferometry
(120.2880) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Holographic interferometry

ToC Category:
Holography

History
Original Manuscript: July 28, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: September 19, 2006
Published: January 25, 2007

Citation
Ping Zhou and James H. Burge, "Fabrication error analysis and experimental demonstration for computer-generated holograms," Appl. Opt. 46, 657-663 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-46-5-657


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. D. Malacara, Optical Shop Testing, 2nd ed. (Wiley, 1992).
  2. S. M. Arnold, "How to test an asphere with a computer generated hologram," in Holographic Optics,Proc. SPIE 1052, 191-197 (1989).
  3. H. J. Tiziani, S. Reichelt, C. Pruss, M. Rocktaeschel, and U. Hofbauer, "Testing of aspheric surfaces," in Lithographic and Micromachining Techniques for Optical Component Fabrication,Proc. SPIE 4440, 109-119 (2001). [CrossRef]
  4. R. Schreiner, T. Herrmann, J. Röder, S. Müller-Pfeiffer, and O. Falkenstörfer, "Design considerations for computer generated holograms as supplement to Fizeau interferometers," in Optical Fabrication, Testing, and Methodology II,Proc. SPIE 5965, 59650K (2005). [CrossRef]
  5. E. Curatu and M. Wang, "Tolerancing and testing of CGH aspheric nulls," in Optical Manufacturing and Testing III,Proc. SPIE 3782, 581-599 (1999).
  6. Y. C. Chang and J. H. Burge, "Errors analysis for CGH optical testing," in Optical Manufacturing and Testing III,Proc. SPIE 3782, 358-366 (1999). [CrossRef]
  7. Y. C. Chang, P. Zhou, and J. H. Burge, "Analysis of phase sensitivity for binary computer generated holograms," Appl. Opt. 45, 4223-4234 (2006). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  8. P. Zhou and J. H. Burge are preparing a paper to be called "Coupling of surface roughness on the wavefront performance for diffraction grating."
  9. A. F. Fercher, "Computer-generated holograms for testing optical elements: error analysis and error compensation," Opt. Acta 23, 347-365 (1976). [CrossRef]
  10. J. C. Wyant, P. K. O'Neill, and A. J. MacGovern, "Interferometric method of measuring plotter distortion," Appl. Opt. 13, 1549-1551 (1974). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  11. A. Ono and J. C. Wyant, "Plotting errors measurement of CGH using an improved interferometric method," Appl. Opt. 23, 3905-3910 (1984). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  12. J. Burge, "A null test for null correctors: error analysis," in Quality and Reliability for Optical Systems,Proc. SPIE 1993, 86-97 (1993). [CrossRef]
  13. P. Zhou and J. H. Burge are preparing a paper to be called "Optimization design of computer generated holograms to improve the performance."

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited