Abstract

A low-noise true color image plane rainbow hologram is formed with a modified Mach-Zehnder interferometer using an extended source. Experiments show excellent results in the noise suppression and resolution preservation capabilities of this system.

© 1983 Optical Society of America

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Figures (6)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Holographic recording configuration of a modified Mach-Zehnder interferometer.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

White light holographic image reconstruction system.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Experimental result in noise reduction (a) with extended source in the recording scheme and (b), (c) with coherent source in the recording scheme.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Experimental result of the true color reconstruction: (a) reconstructed holographic image; (b) original transparency.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

(a) Reconstructed color image with red filter inserted; (b) image of the transparency with red filter inserted.

Fig. 6
Fig. 6

(a) Reconstructed color image with green filter inserted; (b) image of the transparency with green filter inserted.

Equations (6)

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N 1 ( 2 Δ θ ) 2
I = | O ( x , y ) + R ( x , y ) | 2 = | O | 2 + | R | 2 + O ( x , y ) exp ( 2 π σ λ j x + π λ f 0 j x 2 ) + O * ( x , y ) exp ( 2 π σ λ j x π λ f 0 j x 2 ) .
R c ( x ) = R c ( λ ) exp ( 2 π σ λ j x ) d λ .
exp [ j π Z λ ( x 2 + y 2 ) ] R ( λ ) d λ exp [ j π Z λ ( y 2 2 y y ) ] d y O * ( x , y ) exp j [ ( π λ Z π λ f 0 ) x 2 + 2 π j ( π λ Z + σ λ σ λ ) x ] d x .
Z = λ λ f 0 ,
X = σ f 0 ( 1 λ λ ) .

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