Abstract

We present a novel technique to directly fabricate permanent computer-generated holograms inside silica glass with femtosecond laser pulses. The Fourier transform of an object is performed using a computer and the complex amplitude distribution is encoded by the detour phase method. The resulted cell-oriented hologram is directly written inside a bulk of silica glass by femtosecond laser-induced microexplosion. The image is then reconstructed with a collimated He-Ne laser beam.

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Appl. Opt. (1)

Appl. Phys. Lett. (3)

Y. Li, W. Watanabe, K. Yamada, T. Shinagawa, K. Itoh, J. Nishii and Y. Jiang, �??Holographic fabrication of multiple layers of grating inside soda-lime glass with femtosecond laser pulses,�?? Appl. Phys. Lett. 80, 1508- 1510 (2002)
[CrossRef]

E. N. Glezer, E.Mazur, �??Ultrafast-laser driven micro-explosions in transparent materials,�?? Appl. Phys. Lett. 71, 882-884 (1997)
[CrossRef]

Y. Li, W. Watanabe, K. Itoh and X. Sun, �??Holographic data storage on nonphotosensitive glass with a single femtosecond laser pulse,�?? Appl. Phys. Lett. 81, 1952-1954 (2002)
[CrossRef]

Chinese Phys. Lett. (1)

C. Li, D. Wang, L. Luo, H. Yang, Z. Xia, and Q. Gong, �??Feasibility of femtosecond laser writing multilayered bit planes in fused silica for three-dimensional optical data storage,�?? Chinese Phys. Lett. 18, 541-543 (2001)
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. A (1)

H. Guo, H. Jiang, Y. Fang, C. Peng, H. Yang, Y. Li and Q. Gong, �??The pulse duration dependence of femtosecond laser induced refractive index modulation in fused silica,�?? J. Opt. A 6, 787�??790 (2004)

J. Opt. Soc. Am. A (1)

Japanese J. Appl. Phys. (1)

K. Kawamura, N. Sarukura, M. Hirano, H. Hosono, �??Holographic encoding of permanent gratings embedded in diamond by two beam interference of a single femtosecond near-infrared laser pulse,�?? Japanese J. Appl. Phys. Part 2, 39, L767-L769 (2000)
[CrossRef]

Nature (1)

D. G. Grier, �??A revolution in optical manipulation,�?? Nature 424, 810-816 (2003)
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express (1)

Opt. Lett. (8)

W. Watanabe, T. Asano, K. Yamada, K. Itoh and J. Nishii, �??Wavelength division with three-dimensional couplers fabricated by filamentation of femtosecond laser pulses,�?? Opt. Lett. 28, 2491-2493 (2003)

Y. Cheng, K. Sugioka, and K. Midorikawa, �??Microfluidic laser embedded in glass by three-dimensional femtosecond laser microprocessing,�?? Opt. Lett. 29, 2007-2009 (2004)
[CrossRef]

K. M. Davis, K. Miura, N. Sugimoto, K. Hirao, �??Writing waveguides in glass with a femtosecond laser,�?? Opt. Lett. 21, 1729-1731 (1996)

E. N. Glezer, M. Milosavljevic, L. Huang, R. J. Finlay, T. H. Her, J. P. Callan, E. Mazur, �??Three-dimensional optical storage inside transparent materials,�?? Opt. Lett. 21, 2023-2025 (1996).

A. M. Streltsov, N. F. Borrelli, �??Fabrication and analysis of a directional coupler written in glass by nanojoule femtosecond laser pulses,�?? Opt. Lett. 26, 42-43 (2001)

C. B. Schaffer, A. Brodeur, J. F. Garcia, E. Mazur, �??Micromachining bulk glass by use of femtosecond laser pulses with nanojoule energy,�?? Opt. Lett. 26, 93-95 (2001)

A. Marcinkevicius, S. Juodkazis, M. Watanabe, M. Miwa, S. Matsuo, H. Misawa, J. Nishii, �??Femtosecond laser-assisted three-dimensional microfabrication in silica�??, Opt. Lett. 26, 277-279 (2001)

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