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  • Vol. 61, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1971
  • pp: 784–788

Wavelength Tolerances in Frozen-Fringe Holography

GORDON L. ROGERS  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 61, Issue 6, pp. 784-788 (1971)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.61.000784


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Abstract

The tolerance on wavelength stability for frozen-fringe holography is calculated. It is convenient to split the effect into three terms: (1) the interferometric term that depends on the path difference between the reference beam and the signal beam, (2) the holographic term that represents the difference of wave-front curvature between signal and reference beams at the hologram plate, and (3) a lateral-displacement term. It is highly desirable to reduce to a minimum all the differences mentioned and to keep down the lateraldisplacement term. To do this, new designs of holographic interferometers are proposed. With a carefully designed interferometer and an object only 2 cm thick, the wavelength tolerances are within the control exercised by a well-designed resonant reflector.

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GORDON L. ROGERS, "Wavelength Tolerances in Frozen-Fringe Holography," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 61, 784-788 (1971)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-61-6-784

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