1 January 1992 Femtosecond light-in-flight holography
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Abstract
A holographic technique ('light-in-flight' (LIF) holography) is described, which combines classic off-axis holography with the latest ultrashort-pulse laser technology to produce three-dimensional images with femtosecond temporal resolution. The LIF holography can be used to study the distortions of pulses moving through optical fibers (Abramson, 1987), visualize relativistic effects (Abramson, 1985), measure the shape and deformation of fast moving objects, and make observations through nonrigid scattering media (Spears et al., 1989). The technique can also be applied in ultrafast optical science, metrology, and medical imaging.
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Janis A. Valdmanis, Janis A. Valdmanis, James Van Rudd, James Van Rudd, H. Chen, H. Chen, Y. Chen, Y. Chen, Emmett N. Leith, Emmett N. Leith, Nils H. Abramson, Nils H. Abramson, } "Femtosecond light-in-flight holography", Proc. SPIE 1539, Ultrahigh- and High-Speed Photography, Videography, and Photonics '91, (1 January 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.50540; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.50540
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