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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 18 — Sep. 9, 2013
  • pp: 20577–20587

3D dynamic holographic display by modulating complex amplitude experimentally

Xin Li, Juan Liu, Jia Jia, Yijie Pan, and Yongtian Wang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 18, pp. 20577-20587 (2013)

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Complex amplitude modulation method is presented theoretically and performed experimentally for three-dimensional (3D) dynamic holographic display with reduced speckle using a single phase-only spatial light modulator. The determination of essential factors is discussed based on the basic principle and theory. The numerical simulations and optical experiments are performed, where the static and animated objects without refinement on the surfaces and without random initial phases are reconstructed successfully. The results indicate that this method can reduce the speckle in reconstructed images effectively; furthermore, it will not cause the internal structure in the reconstructed pixels. Since the complex amplitude modulation is based on the principle of phase-only hologram, it does not need the stringent alignment of pixels. This method can be used for high resolution imaging or measurement in various optical areas.

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OCIS Codes
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(090.2870) Holography : Holographic display
(090.5694) Holography : Real-time holography

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Original Manuscript: July 9, 2013
Revised Manuscript: August 9, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: August 10, 2013
Published: August 26, 2013

Xin Li, Juan Liu, Jia Jia, Yijie Pan, and Yongtian Wang, "3D dynamic holographic display by modulating complex amplitude experimentally," Opt. Express 21, 20577-20587 (2013)

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