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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 1 — Jan. 3, 2011
  • pp: 247–254

Hologram transmission through multi-mode optical fibers

Roberto Di Leonardo and Silvio Bianchi  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 1, pp. 247-254 (2011)

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We demonstrate that a structured light intensity pattern can be produced at the output of a multi-mode optical fiber by shaping the wavefront of the input beam with a spatial light modulator. We also find the useful property that, as in the case for free space propagation, output intensities can be easily superimposed by taking the argument of the complex superposition of corresponding phase-only holograms. An analytical expression is derived, relating output intensities ratios to hologram weights in the superposition.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2350) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics imaging
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(230.6120) Optical devices : Spatial light modulators

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: October 7, 2010
Revised Manuscript: December 1, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: December 2, 2010
Published: December 22, 2010

Roberto Di Leonardo and Silvio Bianchi, "Hologram transmission through multi-mode optical fibers," Opt. Express 19, 247-254 (2011)

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