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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 4 — Feb. 18, 2008
  • pp: 2597–2603

Near-perfect hologram reconstruction with a spatial light modulator

Alexander Jesacher, Christian Maurer, Andreas Schwaighofer, Stefan Bernet, and Monika Ritsch-Marte  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 4, pp. 2597-2603 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.002597


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Abstract

We present an implementation method for noiseless holographic projection of precalculated light fields with a spatial light modulator. In the reconstructed image, both the spatial amplitude and phase distributions can be programmed independently. This is achieved by diffracting the light from two successive phase holograms that are located in conjugate Fourier planes. The light path is folded such that the two corresponding phase masks can be displayed side by side at a single phase-only spatial light modulator. Such a device has relevant applications in holographic displayor projection systems, and for optical micromanipulation in laser tweezers.

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OCIS Codes
(230.6120) Optical devices : Spatial light modulators
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

ToC Category:
Holography

History
Original Manuscript: December 17, 2007
Revised Manuscript: January 25, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: January 27, 2008
Published: February 11, 2008

Citation
Alexander Jesacher, Christian Maurer, Andreas Schwaighofer, Stefan Bernet, and Monika Ritsch-Marte, "Near-perfect hologram reconstruction with a spatial light modulator," Opt. Express 16, 2597-2603 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-4-2597


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