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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 13 — Jun. 21, 2010
  • pp: 14012–14023

360-degree viewable image-plane disk-type multiplex holography by one-step recording

Yih-Shyang Cheng, Yuan-Tien Su, and Chih-Hung Chen  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 13, pp. 14012-14023 (2010)

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By tilting both the input and the image planes of a holographic system and adopting a diverging reference wave for hologram recording, a special type of multiplex hologram can be produced in one-step. Due to symmetry of reconstruction geometry, the reconstructed 3D image from this type of rainbow hologram can be viewed by the surrounding observers simultaneously. Theoretical formulation for the holographic process is presented. Some numerical simulation and experimental result demonstrating the characteristics of the reconstructed image are included.

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OCIS Codes
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(090.4220) Holography : Multiplex holography

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: March 26, 2010
Revised Manuscript: May 19, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: June 4, 2010
Published: June 15, 2010

Yih-Shyang Cheng, Yuan-Tien Su, and Chih-Hung Chen, "360-degree viewable image-plane disk-type multiplex holography by one-step recording," Opt. Express 18, 14012-14023 (2010)

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