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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 2012
  • pp: 2154–2156

Holographic generation of a class of nondiffracting fields with optimum efficiency

V. Arrizón, D. Sánchez-de-la-Llave, and G. Méndez  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 11, pp. 2154-2156 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.002154


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Abstract

We discuss the accurate generation of complex optical fields using phase holograms that provide the optimum diffraction efficiency. In each considered case, the phase modulation of the employed hologram is identical to the phase of the desired optical field. We show that periodic and quasiperiodic nondiffracting optical fields, mathematically obtained through the superposition of multiple plane waves, can be generated with high fidelity using this approach.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(070.6110) Fourier optics and signal processing : Spatial filtering
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(100.5090) Image processing : Phase-only filters
(050.5298) Diffraction and gratings : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Holography

History
Original Manuscript: January 24, 2012
Revised Manuscript: April 25, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: April 25, 2012
Published: June 1, 2012

Citation
V. Arrizón, D. Sánchez-de-la-Llave, and G. Méndez, "Holographic generation of a class of nondiffracting fields with optimum efficiency," Opt. Lett. 37, 2154-2156 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-11-2154

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