Properties of Holograms

  • Winston E. Kock
Part of the Optical Physics and Engineering book series (OPEG)


Some features of holograms, when they were first described in the literature, were considered so surprising that numerous expressions of disbelief were voiced publicly; a few examples of such questioning will be included in the following discussion of hologram properties. Probably the most spectacular characteristic of holograms, and the one undoubtedly responsible for the tremendous popular interest they have evoked, is their ability to create an extremely realistic illusion of three dimensions.


Synthetic Aperture Radar Real Image Reference Beam Zone Plate Virtual Image 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Winston E. Kock
    • 1
  1. 1.The Herman Schneider Laboratory of Basic and Applied Science ResearchUniversity of CincinnatiCincinnatiUSA

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