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  • Vol. 66, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 1976
  • pp: 989–996

High quality computer holograms: The problem of phase representation

Pierre Chavel and Jean-Paul Hugonin  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 66, Issue 10, pp. 989-996 (1976)

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An improved phase coding in computer generated holography can be obtained through a modification of usual methods; the holograms proposed here, with three apertures per sampling cell, are shown to present a correct phase coding although at the cost of a loss in computation time as compared to other methods. Three possible implementation procedures are discussed. Comparison is made with Lohmann-type holograms and experimental results are shown to agree with theory.

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Pierre Chavel and Jean-Paul Hugonin, "High quality computer holograms: The problem of phase representation," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 66, 989-996 (1976)

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