Applied Physics B

, Volume 42, Issue 2, pp 121–128 | Cite as

Multiple holographic transmission gratings in silver halide emulsion

  • C. W. Slinger
  • R. R. A. Syms
  • L. Solymar
Contributed Papers


Holograms, recorded in silver halide emulsion by a plane reference wave andN cylindrical object waves, are measured as a function of the replay beam angle both for sequential and simultaneous recording. A theoretical model, based on coupled-wave differential equations, is presented. Numerical results for theN=3 case are compared with experiments and good agreement is found. Cross-modulation effects caused by simultaneous recording are discussed and are shown to be detrimental to the fidelity of reproduction of the original object beams. The results are relevant to more general hologram configurations, e.g., display holograms.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. W. Slinger
    • 1
  • R. R. A. Syms
    • 1
  • L. Solymar
    • 1
  1. 1.Holography Group, Department of Engineering ScienceUniversity of OxfordOxfordUK

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