Enhanced rotational Bragg selectivity by use of random phase encoding in volume holographic filter

Shih Hsin Ma, Xuan Hao Lee, Tun Chien Teng, Ye Wei Yu, Ching Cherng Sun

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Abstract

An out-of-plane angular detection scheme with random phase encoding is proposed. A ground glass is attached on a rod, which is rotated around a center point, so that the rotation of the rod induces the displacement of the ground glass in a circular path. To enhance the rotational sensitivity we adjust the Bragg selectivity of the volume holographic optical element encoded by random phase. Therefore, the rotational sensitivity can be tuned over a large range from several degrees to ten thousandth degrees by changing the radius of rotation. The theoretical calculation, as well as experiment, is demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5430-5434
Number of pages5
JournalApplied Optics
Volume46
Issue number22
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Aug 1

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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