Abstract

We have assembled a single-transverse-mode, single-longitudinal-mode ruby laser with a pulse length of ∼6–12 ns (intensity half-height full width). Pulsed holograms have been made by use of this laser. The laser carrier-frequency shift (or chirp) has been measured and is found to be the limiting factor on the depth of field of the hologram. In order to demonstrate this, we present a quantitative measurement of hologram quality.

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  1. D. Pohl, Phys. Letters 26A, 357 (1968).
  2. D. I. Staselko, Yu. N. Denisyuk, and A. G. Smirnov, Opt. Spektrosk. 26, 413 (1969) [Opt. Spectrosc. 26, 225 (1969)].
  3. L. D. Siebert, Appl. Phys. Letters 16, 318 (1970); Appl. Opt. 10, 632 (1971). The latter reference, which came to our attention when this paper was in press, deals with a similar topic, but uses a different experimental approach and a longer laser pulse.
  4. Max Born and Emil Wolf, Principles of Optics (Pergamon, London, 1959), p. 498.

Born, Max

Max Born and Emil Wolf, Principles of Optics (Pergamon, London, 1959), p. 498.

Denisyuk, Yu. N.

D. I. Staselko, Yu. N. Denisyuk, and A. G. Smirnov, Opt. Spektrosk. 26, 413 (1969) [Opt. Spectrosc. 26, 225 (1969)].

Pohl, D.

D. Pohl, Phys. Letters 26A, 357 (1968).

Siebert, L. D.

L. D. Siebert, Appl. Phys. Letters 16, 318 (1970); Appl. Opt. 10, 632 (1971). The latter reference, which came to our attention when this paper was in press, deals with a similar topic, but uses a different experimental approach and a longer laser pulse.

Smirnov, A. G.

D. I. Staselko, Yu. N. Denisyuk, and A. G. Smirnov, Opt. Spektrosk. 26, 413 (1969) [Opt. Spectrosc. 26, 225 (1969)].

Staselko, D. I.

D. I. Staselko, Yu. N. Denisyuk, and A. G. Smirnov, Opt. Spektrosk. 26, 413 (1969) [Opt. Spectrosc. 26, 225 (1969)].

Wolf, Emil

Max Born and Emil Wolf, Principles of Optics (Pergamon, London, 1959), p. 498.

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D. Pohl, Phys. Letters 26A, 357 (1968).

D. I. Staselko, Yu. N. Denisyuk, and A. G. Smirnov, Opt. Spektrosk. 26, 413 (1969) [Opt. Spectrosc. 26, 225 (1969)].

L. D. Siebert, Appl. Phys. Letters 16, 318 (1970); Appl. Opt. 10, 632 (1971). The latter reference, which came to our attention when this paper was in press, deals with a similar topic, but uses a different experimental approach and a longer laser pulse.

Max Born and Emil Wolf, Principles of Optics (Pergamon, London, 1959), p. 498.

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