7 January 2015 50 years of holographic interferometry
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Proceedings Volume 9442, Optics and Measurement Conference 2014; 944202 (2015) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2082744
Event: Optics and Measurement Conference 2014, 2014, Liberec, Czech Republic
Abstract
Fifty years ago, Robert L. Powell and I discovered holographic interferometry while working at the Radar Laboratory of the University of Michigan’s Institute of Science and Technology. I have worked in this field for this entire time span, watched it grow from an unexplored technology to become a widespread industrial testing method, and I have contributed to these developments. In this paper, I will trace my history in this field from our discovery to my involvement in its theory and applications. I will conclude with a discussion of digital holography, which is currently replacing photographic holography for most research and industrial applications.
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Karl A. Stetson, Karl A. Stetson, } "50 years of holographic interferometry", Proc. SPIE 9442, Optics and Measurement Conference 2014, 944202 (7 January 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2082744; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2082744
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