On the assumption that a hologram is a superposition of zone plates, one from each point in the object, the authors have produced, by sequential printing of zone plates, holograms which reconstruct a pattern of several bright points on a dark field. The pattern may be prescribed in advance and may be three dimensional. The validity of the method is examined mathematically.
© 1968 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: October 6, 1967
Published: March 1, 1968
William J. Siemens-Wapniarski and M. Parker Givens, "The Experimental Production of Synthetic Holograms," Appl. Opt. 7, 535-538 (1968)
Proc. Roy. Soc. London
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- See any introductory optics text, e.g., F. A. Jenkins, H. E. White, Fundamentals of Optics (McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.New York, 1957) Third ed., p. 267.
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