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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 15 — Jul. 23, 2007
  • pp: 9308–9319

Improved maximum uniformity and capacity of multiple holograms recorded in absorbent photopolymers

Sergi Gallego, Manuel F. Ortuño, Cristian Neipp, Elena Fernández, Augusto Beléndez, and Inmaculada Pascual  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 15, pp. 9308-9319 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.009308


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Abstract

In order to use photopolymers in the recording of holographic memories, high physical thickness is required. This generates many problems associated with the attenuation of light in the recording due to Beer’s law. One of the more significant disadvantages is the fact that there are differences between the physical thickness of the material and the optical thickness of the holograms recorded. The optical thickness characterizes the angular selectivity of the holograms and determines the separation between two consecutive holograms in angular peristrophic multiplexing. In this work we propose a new method to record many holograms multiplexed with similar diffraction efficiency values taking into account the different effective optical thickness of each hologram.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(090.2900) Holography : Optical storage materials
(090.7330) Holography : Volume gratings

ToC Category:
Holography

History
Original Manuscript: April 23, 2007
Revised Manuscript: June 20, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: June 25, 2007
Published: July 13, 2007

Citation
Sergi Gallego, Manuel F. Ortuño, Cristian Neipp, Elena Fernández, Augusto Beléndez, and Inmaculada Pascual, "Improved maximum uniformity and capacity of multiple holograms recorded in absorbent photopolymers," Opt. Express 15, 9308-9319 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-15-9308


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