Computer-Generated Stratified Diffractive Optical Elements

Borgsmüller, Stefan ; Noehte, Steffen ; Dietrich, Christoph H. ; Kresse, Tobias ; Männer, Reinhard

Document Type: Article
Year of publication: 2003
The title of a journal, publication series: Applied Optics
Volume: 42
Issue number: 26
Page range: 5274-5283
Place of publication: Washington, DC
Publishing house: Optical Soc. of America
ISSN: 0003-6935 , 2155-3165 , 1539-4522
Publication language: English
Institution: School of Business Informatics and Mathematics > Informatik V (Männer 1992-2008)
Subject: 004 Computer science, internet
Abstract: We present what is to our knowledge a new type of diffractive optical element (DOE), the computer-generated stratified diffractive optical element (SDOE), a hybridization of thin computer-generated DOEs and volume holograms. A model and several algorithms for calculating computer-generated SDOEs are given. Simulations and experimental results are presented that exhibit the properties of computer-generated SDOEs: the strong angular and wavelength selectivity of SDOEs makes it possible to store multiple pages in a computer-generated SDOE, which can be read out separately (multiplexing). The reconstruction of an optimized SDOE has a higher quality than the reconstruction of optimized one-layer DOEs. SDOEs can be calculated to have only one diffraction order. © 2003 Optical Society of America.

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