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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 15 — Jul. 21, 2008
  • pp: 11618–11623

Colorful reconstructions from a thin multi-plane phase hologram

Michal Makowski, Maciej Sypek, and Andrzej Kolodziejczyk  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 15, pp. 11618-11623 (2008)

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A new technique of design and reconstruction of a color hologram is presented. The design is based on an iterative multi-plane optimization algorithm. It allows to encode three different images for a reconstruction at various distances measured from the hologram plane. The distances are calculated in order to obtain a fine color compound image when the hologram is illuminated by three laser beams of RGB colors. A single light phase modulator is used instead of three. The reconstructed red, green and blue component images remain in an exact match in size and position. The 2-D color image is reconstructed at a pre-assumed distance and its color pattern can be easily controlled by the choice of the three input component images.

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OCIS Codes
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(090.2870) Holography : Holographic display
(090.1705) Holography : Color holography

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Original Manuscript: April 7, 2008
Revised Manuscript: May 20, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: June 23, 2008
Published: July 18, 2008

Michal Makowski, Maciej Sypek, and Andrzej Kolodziejczyk, "Colorful reconstructions from a thin multi-plane phase hologram," Opt. Express 16, 11618-11623 (2008)

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