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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 25 — Dec. 6, 2010
  • pp: 25546–25555

Fast calculation method for computer-generated cylindrical hologram based on wave propagation in spectral domain

Boaz Jessie Jackin and Toyohiko Yatagai  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 25, pp. 25546-25555 (2010)

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A fast calculation method for computer generation of cylindrical holograms is proposed. The calculation method is based on wave propagation in spectral domain and in cylindrical co-ordinates, which is otherwise similar to the angular spectrum of plane waves in cartesian co-ordinates. The calculation requires only two FFT operations and hence is much faster. The theoretical background of the calculation method, sampling conditions and simulation results are presented. The generated cylindrical hologram has been tested for reconstruction in different view angles and also in plane surfaces.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1960) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction theory
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(090.2870) Holography : Holographic display

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Original Manuscript: September 8, 2010
Revised Manuscript: October 11, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: October 17, 2010
Published: November 22, 2010

Boaz Jessie Jackin and Toyohiko Yatagai, "Fast calculation method for computer-generated cylindrical hologram based on wave propagation in spectral domain," Opt. Express 18, 25546-25555 (2010)

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