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Applications of Holography and Optical Data Processing - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080216256, 9781483148816

Applications of Holography and Optical Data Processing

1st Edition

Proceedings of the International Conference, Jerusalem, August 23-26, 1976

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Editors: E. Marom A. A. Friesem E. Wiener-Avnear
eBook ISBN: 9781483148816
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1977
Page Count: 740
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Applications of Holography and Optical Data Processing contains the proceedings of the International Conference on Applications of Holography and Optical Data Processing, held in Jerusalem in August 1976. The conference is attended by eminent scientists in the field of optics, characterized by high-level scientific presentations and discussions. The collection is a representation of research on the cutting edge of applied and theoretical optics. The four-day meeting covers topics on holographic applications in medicine, interferometry, display, storage, and retrieval, as well as image processing, measuring techniques, spectroscopy, and recording materials and devices. The participants of the conference believe in the promising future of research on Optical Data Processing as long as techniques are complemented by electronic support. The book will be of value to electronics engineers, technicians, computer scientists, and computer engineers.

Table of Contents

List of Participants

Editor's Preface

Opening Session

Recent Trends in Holography and Optical Data Processing

Session 1. Image Processing

Hybrid Image Processing

Hybrid Optical and Electronic Image Processing

Image Reconstruction from a Partial Fourier Transform

Contribution to Numerical Holography: Three Different Applications

Session 2. Image Processing II

Noise Problems in Optical Image Processing

Optical Video Recording - Why and How

Session 3. Image Processing III

On Perfect Image Correction by Unsharp Masking

Real Time Grid Coding and Interlacing for Image Subtraction

Session 4. Image Processing IV

Optical Filtering of Temporal Frequencies and Related Vistas

Volume Hologram Representation of Space-Variant Systems

Information Content of an Image

Decoding Techniques for Use with Annular Coded Apertures

Session 5. Interferometry

Achromatic Fringes from Extended Sources

Application of an Interferometric Method to Measure Surface Deformations in Semiconductor Manufacturing

Experimental Process to Restore Sign and Value of the Phase in Classical Interferometry

Interference Surface Testing with Quarter-Wavelength Sensitivity

Session 6. Holographic Interferometry I

Quantitative Strain Measurement through Holographic Interferometry

Two Reference Beam Holographic Interferometry for Aerodynamic Flow Studies

Non-Linear Effects in Holographic Interferometry

Accuracy and Reproducibility of Heterodyne Holographic Interferometry

Use of Holographic Interferometry for Studies of Phase Changes in Helium near the Absolute Zero

Session 7. Holographic Interferometry II

Automatic Measurement of 3-d Displacements by Using the Scanning Technique in Double Exposure Holograms

Hologram Interferometry with a Continuously Scanning Reconstruction Beam

Measurement of Three-dimensional Temperature Fields

Investigation of Cylindrical Symmetric Phase Objects with Holographic Interferometry

Holographic Control of Diffusion Coefficients in Water Solutions: Crystal Growth from Solutions

Session 8. Holographic Interferometry III

Interferometric Information

Real and Non-Real Time Holographic Non-destructive Testing

Measurement of the Area of Real Contact between, and Wear of, Articulating Surfaces Using Holographic Interferometry

A Holographic Shearing Interferometer

Interferometric Methods for Measuring the Distribution of Curvature and Twist of Plates

Session 9. Speckle Patterns

Pupil Size and Speckle Statistics for a Rough Metal Surface

Two Decorrelated Diffusers-Interferometer

Observation and Explanation of the Localization of Fringes Formed with Double-Exposure Speckle Photograph

Laser Speckle Reduction in a Two-Step Process

Session 10. Recording Materials

Volume Hologram Storage in Iron Doped LiNbO3 Crystals

Photorefractive Recording of Volume Holograms in Doped LiNbO3

Hologram Formation Mechanism in Some Photodielectric Materials

Highest Sensitivity Materials for Volume Holography: Bi12SiO20 and Bi12GeO20

A Simple Mathematical Model for Negative Photoresist - Behavior

Session 11. Holographic Devices and Techniques

White-Light Transmission/Reflection Holographic Imaging

Use of Trihedral Reflectors in Holography with a Local Reference Beam

Kanji Character Generation by a Holographic Memory System

A Real Time Two Color Incoherent to Coherent PLZT Image Convertor

Session 12. Devices and Techniques

Network Methods for Integrated Optics Devices

Optical Communications Using Surface Acoustic Waves

Waveguides and Gratings by Optical Methods

Imaging by Sampling

Liquid Crystal Light Valve for Coherent Optical Data Processing

Session 13. Optical Elements

Applications of Holographic Structures as Optical Elements

Computer-Generated Holograms as Space-Variant Optical Elements

Infrared Spectrophotometric Study of Negative Photoresists and Their Use as Phase Profiles Material for the NIR

Holographic Diffraction Gratings with Asymmetrical Groove Profiles

Session 14. Pattern Recognition

Coherent and Incoherent Averaging of Ancient Handwritten Hebraic Characters

One-Dimensional Fourier Transform for the Inspection of Photomasks

New Progress in Optical Writing Appraisal Applied to the "Dreyfus Affair"

Session 15. Bio-medical Applications

Quantum Noise in Coded Aperture Imaging

Image Enhancement for Objects Embedded in Scattering Media

A Real-Time Optical Processor for Pattern Recognition of Biological Specimens

An Optical Digital Approach to the Pattern Recognition of Coal-Workers' Pneumoconiosis

Holographic Analysis of Tympanic Membrane Vibrations in Human Temporal Bone Preparations Using a Double Pulsed Ruby Laser System

Session 16. Measuring Methods I

Real Time Spectra Recognition by Matched Filtering in Interferential Spectrometry

Liquid Crystal Display for Real-Time Multichannel Optical Spectral Analysis

Parameters for a Hologram Spectrograph

Measurement of Optical Transfer Functions and Correction of Images in Spectroscopic Systems

Session 17. Measuring Methods II

Application of Holography in Cavitation and Flow Research

Angular Distortions in Reflecting Scanning Systems

Laser Scanners for Defect Detection

Session 18. Non-optical Holography

Design of Glow Discharge Plasma Lamps for Economic Real-Time Microwave Holography

Imaging through Aberrating Media by Means of Phase-Modulated Reference Beam

Holographic Detection of Acoustic Radiation Sources

Preliminary Considerations of Microwave Holographic Imaging of Water Waves

Author Index

Subject Index


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About the Editors

E. Marom

A. A. Friesem

E. Wiener-Avnear

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