Abstract

The beam ratio (reference beam intensity to object beam intensity) which produces maximum contrast photographic reconstructions from double-exposure holographic interferograms was experimentally determined to be 1.2 ± 0.2.

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1969 (2)

G. M. Brown, R. M. Grant, G. W. Stroke, J. Acoust. Soc. Amer. 45, 1166 (1969).
[Crossref]

J. C. Wyant, M. P. Givens, J. Opt. Soc. Amer. 59, 1650 (1969).
[Crossref]

1968 (1)

1967 (2)

H. J. Caulfield, W. J. Beyen, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 38, 977 (1967).
[Crossref]

M. P. Givens, Amer. J. Phys. 35, 1056 (1967).
[Crossref]

Beyen, W. J.

H. J. Caulfield, W. J. Beyen, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 38, 977 (1967).
[Crossref]

Brown, G. M.

G. M. Brown, R. M. Grant, G. W. Stroke, J. Acoust. Soc. Amer. 45, 1166 (1969).
[Crossref]

Carroll, J. P.

Caulfield, H. J.

H. J. Caulfield, W. J. Beyen, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 38, 977 (1967).
[Crossref]

Givens, M. P.

J. C. Wyant, M. P. Givens, J. Opt. Soc. Amer. 59, 1650 (1969).
[Crossref]

M. P. Givens, Amer. J. Phys. 35, 1056 (1967).
[Crossref]

Grant, R. M.

G. M. Brown, R. M. Grant, G. W. Stroke, J. Acoust. Soc. Amer. 45, 1166 (1969).
[Crossref]

Lehmann, M.

M. Lehmann, paper presented at “Symposium on the Engineering Uses of Holography,” 17–20 Sept. 1968, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland.

Stroke, G. W.

G. M. Brown, R. M. Grant, G. W. Stroke, J. Acoust. Soc. Amer. 45, 1166 (1969).
[Crossref]

Wyant, J. C.

J. C. Wyant, M. P. Givens, J. Opt. Soc. Amer. 59, 1650 (1969).
[Crossref]

Amer. J. Phys. (1)

M. P. Givens, Amer. J. Phys. 35, 1056 (1967).
[Crossref]

Appl. Opt. (1)

J. Acoust. Soc. Amer. (1)

G. M. Brown, R. M. Grant, G. W. Stroke, J. Acoust. Soc. Amer. 45, 1166 (1969).
[Crossref]

J. Opt. Soc. Amer. (1)

J. C. Wyant, M. P. Givens, J. Opt. Soc. Amer. 59, 1650 (1969).
[Crossref]

Rev. Sci. Instrum. (1)

H. J. Caulfield, W. J. Beyen, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 38, 977 (1967).
[Crossref]

Other (1)

M. Lehmann, paper presented at “Symposium on the Engineering Uses of Holography,” 17–20 Sept. 1968, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland.

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Fig. 1

Density difference D plotted as a function of beam ratio R (R = reference beam intensity/object beam intensity). Maximum density difference and hence maximum contrast occurs when the beam ratio is 1.2 ± 0.2.

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V = ( I max - I min ) / ( I max + I min ) .
t = 0.378 m - 1 ,
V = tanh ( D / 2 γ ) ,

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