Applied Physics B

, Volume 40, Issue 2, pp 99–102 | Cite as

Window curvature effects and tolerances in fraunhofer holography in cylindrical tunnels

  • C. S. Vikram
  • M. L. Billet
Contributed Papers


The detailed image formation process of the far-field in-line holography in cylindrical tunnels is studied. The conventional cylindrical inner and flat outer windows for the tunnel are considered. The possibility of suitable window material from a variety of commercial plastic-glasses is discussed for tolerable image quality for particulate, bubbles, etc. Specific examples for water and glycerine tunnels are discussed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. S. Vikram
    • 1
  • M. L. Billet
    • 1
  1. 1.Applied Research LaboratoryThe Pennsylvania State UniversityState CollegeUSA

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