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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 7 — Apr. 8, 2013
  • pp: 8711–8723

Superimposed surface-relief diffraction grating holographic lenses on azo-polymer films

Ribal Georges Sabat  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 7, pp. 8711-8723 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.008711


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Abstract

Various superimposed chirped relief gratings, acting as diffracting holographic lenses, were photo-inscribed on azo-polymer films upon exposure to the interference pattern of a plane and a curved laser light wavefronts. Depending on the configuration used, this resulted in incident light being focused independently of polarization along the 0th or 1st diffracted order of the grating. The focal point and focalization angle of the resulting holographic lenses were easily tuned during the fabrication process. Furthermore, a dual-focus chirped holographic lens grating was fabricated and shown to exhibit a far-field interference pattern.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(090.2890) Holography : Holographic optical elements
(050.1965) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive lenses

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

History
Original Manuscript: December 10, 2012
Revised Manuscript: March 6, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 6, 2013
Published: April 2, 2013

Citation
Ribal Georges Sabat, "Superimposed surface-relief diffraction grating holographic lenses on azo-polymer films," Opt. Express 21, 8711-8723 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-7-8711


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