Effect of Photo-response Nonlinearity on the Diffraction Efficiency of Holograms

  • S. A. ShoydinEmail author
Optical Information Technologies


The effect of the photo-response nonlinearity of a holographic material on the achievable diffraction efficiency of holograms has been studied. It has been shown that the interaction between the hologram form factor and the photo-response nonlinearity leads to an increase in diffraction efficiency compared to a linear photo-response. Numerical calculations for the photo-response nonlinearity corresponding to Reoxan phase holographic material are presented.


holography diffraction efficiency form factor visibility degree of coherence Gaussian beam 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Siberian State University of Geosystems and TechnologiesNovosibirskRussia

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