Practical Holography

Practical Holography

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New edition of a text which begins with the principles of the subject and continues through the making of holograms from the simplest to the most advanced, with discussion of their use in commerce, industry, and scientific research and description of how to build a holography studio. Suitable for the well-informed beginner or the expert. The treatment is practical, and the math is minimal. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 175 x 235 x 30mm | 940g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • Illustrationssome col.)
  • 0130971065
  • 9780130971067

Table of contents

Part 1 Principles of holography: what is a hologram?; how holography began - history and references; light sources for holography; the basic types of hologram; materials, exposure and processing. Part 2 Practical display holography: making a hologram - the first steps; single-beam techniques - single beam techniques, bypass holograms; building a holographic laboratory; master holograms; transfer holograms; focused-image holograms; home-made optical elements; pulse-laser holography; natural-colour holography; pseudocolour holograms; holographic stereograms; nonsilver processes; embossed holograms; display techniques. Part 3 Applied holography: holographic interferometry; holography in medicine; data recording; storage and retrieval.
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