Holographic Interferometry

  • Axel Donges
  • Reinhard NollEmail author
Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 188)


The principle of holography is introduced comprising the formation of virtual and real images of the reconstructed object. Holographic interferometry allows to make visible slight changes of the object shape as those induced by deformations or vibrations. The quantitative determination of the displacement vector with the help of the phase-shifting method is explained. We present the fundamentals of digital holography and digital holographic interferometry. Measurement set-ups of holographic interferometry are shown and various examples of applications are given as e.g. the visualization of vibrational modes of mechanical components.


Interference Fringe Real Image Reference Beam Reference Wave Zone Plate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.nta Hochschule Isny—University of Applied SciencesIsnyGermany
  2. 2.Fraunhofer-Institut für LasertechnikAachenGermany

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