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  • Vol. 20, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 1995
  • pp: 1743–1745

Nondiffracting images under coherent illumination

Boaz Salik, Joseph Rosen, and Amnon Yariv  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 20, Issue 17, pp. 1743-1745 (1995)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.20.001743


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Abstract

The focal depth of an arbitrary image is extended by optimization of the amplitude and phase distributions over the entire image. We propose a general method that takes advantage of a detector’s (possibly nonlinear) response to incident intensity. We demonstrate the method by computer simulations and experimentally, using computer-generated holograms.

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History
Original Manuscript: May 8, 1995
Published: September 1, 1995

Citation
Boaz Salik, Joseph Rosen, and Amnon Yariv, "Nondiffracting images under coherent illumination," Opt. Lett. 20, 1743-1745 (1995)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-20-17-1743


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