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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 25 — Dec. 15, 2003
  • pp: 3385–3392

Multiple band holographic reflection gratings recorded in new ultra-fine grain emulsion BBVPan

Manuel Ulibarrena, Luis Carretero, Roque Madrigal, Salvador Blaya, and Antonio Fimia  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 25, pp. 3385-3392 (2003)

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We present the results obtained using the new panchromatic ultra-fine grain emulsion BBVPan, manufactured by Colourholographics Ltd., to produce multiple band holographic reflection gratings, multiplexed on a single layer of material. Three different laser systems were used: He-Cd, frequency-doubled Nd-YAG and He-Ne. High diffraction efficiencies, of over 52%, were obtained for each of the three bands, with little wavelength shifting. The holographic response of the multiplexed hologram was compared with the theoretical response to demonstrate that there is negligible contribution of the crosstalk between recordings in the visible range of the spectrum for this specific configuration.

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OCIS Codes
(090.2900) Holography : Optical storage materials
(090.4220) Holography : Multiplex holography

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: October 28, 2003
Revised Manuscript: November 25, 2003
Published: December 15, 2003

Manuel Ulibarrena, Luis Carretero, Roque Madrigal, Salvador Blaya, and Antonio Fimia, "Multiple band holographic reflection gratings recorded in new ultra-fine grain emulsion BBVPan," Opt. Express 11, 3385-3392 (2003)

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