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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2004
  • pp: 1784–1786

Demonstration of a simple technique for determining the M/# of a holographic substrate by use of a single exposure

H. N. Yum, P. R. Hemmer, R. Tripathi, J. T. Shen, and M. S. Shahriar  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 29, Issue 15, pp. 1784-1786 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.29.001784


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Abstract

We propose and demonstrate a simple technique for determining the M/# parameter of a holographic recording material. In this method, divergent object and reference beams are used to produce a spatially varying index modulation. One can analyze the resultant diffraction pattern to find M/# by using only a single grating; existing techniques require many gratings.

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OCIS Codes
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(090.7330) Holography : Volume gratings
(210.0210) Optical data storage : Optical data storage

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H. N. Yum, P. R. Hemmer, R. Tripathi, J. T. Shen, and M. S. Shahriar, "Demonstration of a simple technique for determining the M/# of a holographic substrate by use of a single exposure," Opt. Lett. 29, 1784-1786 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-29-15-1784


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