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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 51, Iss. 32 — Nov. 10, 2012
  • pp: 7877–7882

Utilization of a liquid crystal spatial light modulator in a gray scale detour phase method for Fourier holograms

Ghaith Makey, Moustafa Sayem El-Daher, and Kanj Al-Shufi  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 32, pp. 7877-7882 (2012)

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This paper introduces a new modification for the well-known binary detour phase method, which is largely used to represent Fourier holograms; the modification utilizes gray scale level control provided by a liquid crystal spatial light modulator to improve the traditional binary detour phase. Results are shown by both simulation and experiment.

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OCIS Codes
(070.0070) Fourier optics and signal processing : Fourier optics and signal processing
(070.6760) Fourier optics and signal processing : Talbot and self-imaging effects
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(090.2870) Holography : Holographic display
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

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Original Manuscript: August 29, 2012
Revised Manuscript: October 18, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: October 21, 2012
Published: November 9, 2012

Ghaith Makey, Moustafa Sayem El-Daher, and Kanj Al-Shufi, "Utilization of a liquid crystal spatial light modulator in a gray scale detour phase method for Fourier holograms," Appl. Opt. 51, 7877-7882 (2012)

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