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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 18 — Sep. 6, 2004
  • pp: 4320–4325

Color electroholography by three colored reference lights simultaneously incident upon one hologram panel

Tomoyoshi Ito and Koji Okano  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 18, pp. 4320-4325 (2004)

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A color-reconstruction method for electroholography is proposed in which three colored reference lights, namely, red, green, and blue light-emitting diodes, simultaneously illuminate one hologram plane. Three colored light-emitting diodes are placed at the apexes of a small right-angled triangle. Inasmuch as there is a small gap between consecutive light axes, three colored diffraction lights can be piled up at the place where a three-dimensional image is focused. In our experiment we used a high-resolution liquid-crystal display panel as a spatial light modulator with a pixel pitch of 10 μm and a resolution of 1400×1050. The system clearly reconstructed a colored moving image including a mixture of colors, for example, cyan, yellow, magenta, and white.

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

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: August 11, 2004
Revised Manuscript: August 16, 2004
Published: September 6, 2004

Tomoyoshi Ito and Koji Okano, "Color electroholography by three colored reference lights simultaneously incident upon one hologram panel," Opt. Express 12, 4320-4325 (2004)

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