Abstract

The experimental comparison between two concave holographic gratings with identical recording geometries and different exposure conditions demonstrates some possibilities for the optimization of the integral diffraction efficiency.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

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  1. E. G. Loewen, E. K. Popov, L. V. Tsonev, J. Hoose, “Experimental study of local and integral efficiency behavior of a concave holographic diffraction grating,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 7, 1764–1769 (1990).
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Fig. 1

Radial groove depth distribution h(r) for the initial grating from Ref. 1 (dashed curve) and for the optimized grating (solid curve).

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Fig. 2

Measured local efficiency on the meridional grating diameter at 441.6 and 676.4 nm for the initial and the optimized gratings for TE (solid curves) and TM (dashed curves) polarizations.

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Fig. 3

Photographic scan of the diffracted beam cross section of 676.4 nm in the vicinity of the meridional focus of the optimized grating. Out of focus, the TM anomaly is clearly shown.

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Fig. 4

Measured integral efficiency versus relative illuminating beam diameter at 441.6 and 676.4 nm for TE (solid curves) and TM (dashed curves) polarization and for unpolarized light (dotted curves) for the initial and the optimized gratings.

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Table 1 1/e Beam Diameter ϕB Generated on the Grating Surface by Micro Objectives With Different Magnifications

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