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  • Editor: Stephen A. Burns
  • Vol. 24, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2007
  • pp: 3500–3507

Pixelated phase computer holograms for the accurate encoding of scalar complex fields

Victor Arrizón, Ulises Ruiz, Rosibel Carrada, and Luis A. González  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 24, Issue 11, pp. 3500-3507 (2007)

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We discuss a class of phase computer-generated holograms for the encoding of arbitrary scalar complex fields. We describe two holograms of this class that allow high quality reconstruction of the encoded field, even if they are implemented with a low-resolution pixelated phase modulator. In addition, we show that one of these holograms can be appropriately implemented with a phase modulator limited by a reduced phase depth.

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OCIS Codes
(070.0070) Fourier optics and signal processing : Fourier optics and signal processing
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(090.1970) Holography : Diffractive optics
(090.2890) Holography : Holographic optical elements
(100.5090) Image processing : Phase-only filters
(230.6120) Optical devices : Spatial light modulators

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Original Manuscript: April 24, 2007
Revised Manuscript: August 27, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: August 28, 2007
Published: October 16, 2007

Victor Arrizón, Ulises Ruiz, Rosibel Carrada, and Luis A. González, "Pixelated phase computer holograms for the accurate encoding of scalar complex fields," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 24, 3500-3507 (2007)

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