Light Science pp 203-224 | Cite as


  • Thomas D. Rossing
  • Christopher J. Chiaverina
Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Contemporary Physics book series (UTCP)


Looking at holographic images is exciting! Some appear to float in space; some appear in full color; some change color as you move your head; some even show subjects that move. No wonder that artists are using holograms to create a new art form. In this chapter we will explore the physics of holography and try to learn what makes holographic images so unusual.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas D. Rossing
    • 1
  • Christopher J. Chiaverina
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsNorthern Illinois UniversityDe KalbUSA
  2. 2.Science DepartmentNew Trier High SchoolWinnetkaUSA

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