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LEC # TOPICS HANDOUTS ASSIGNMENTS
1

Introduction to MAS.450
Conduct of Course
Introduction to Holography and 3D
What’s it good for?
Lab Preview

Course Description (PDF)
Lab #0 handout

 
2

History and Applications of Holography
Wave Representation of Light
EM Spectrum
Units and Measures

Chap. 1 (Introduction)
Chap. 2 (Light Waves)

 
3

Lab Assignments
Collaboration Policy
Field, Energy, Flux,
Intensity, Exposure
Phase Representation of Light

Power and Units (PDF)
Chap. 3 (Waves and Phases)
Chap. 3 appdx (Phase Footprints)
Collaboration and “Bibles” (PDF)
Problem Set #1 (PDF)

PS #1 Issued
4

More Interference
Calculating Spatial Frequency
Diffraction
Grating Equation
Basic Holographic Photochemistry

Calculating Spatial Frequency (PDF)
A Catalog of Sources (PDF)
Lab #2 Notes (PDF)
Basic Holographic Photochemistry (PDF)
Chap. 5 (Diffraction)

 
5

Multiple Orders
Relationship Between
Diffraction and Interference
Diffraction Efficiency
Lens Review

Problem Set #2 (PDF)
Chap. 6 (Diffraction Efficiency)
Chap. 6 appdx (Grating Efficiency)
Chap. 7 (Platonic Holography)

PS #1 Due
PS #2 Issued

6

Hologram Cross Sections
“Platonic” Holography
Intro Ray-Tracing Analysis
Paraxial Lens Equation (“one over R” Equation)
Inline Holograms
From Points to Images
Magnification

Chap. 8 (Ray-tracing Analysis)
Chap. 9 (HOEs and Inline Holograms)
Lab #3 Notes (PDF)
Lab #4 Notes (PDF)
Lab #3/4 Prelab Questions (Due in Lab) (PDF)
Hologram Cross Sections

Lab #3/4 Prelab Questions Issued (Due in Lab)
7

PS #1 Review
Transmission Holography Equations
Vector Analysis
Lab Preview

Transmission Holography Equations (PDF)
Chap. 10 (L&U Holograms)
Chap. 10 appdx (Horizontal and Vertical Focus)

PS #1 Solutions
8

Off-axis Holography
Astigmatism
“cos-squared” Equation

Problem Set #3 (PDF)
Astigmatism Model (PDF)
Measuring Angles and Radii of Curvature (PDF)
Lab #5 Notes (PDF)

PS #2 Due
PS #3 Issued

9

More Off-axis Holography
Beam Ratio
White-light Illumination
Sources of Image Blur

Understanding Astigmatism (PDF)
Chap. 11 - Non-laser Illumination
Chap. 12 - Real-image Projection

 
10

PS #2 Solutions
Real Image Projection
Phase Conjugation Intro
Master Hologram Recording
Bleaching

Lab #6 Notes (PDF)
Lab #6 Prelab Questions (PDF)
Holochemistry Schematic (PDF)

PS #3 Due
Lab #6 Prelab Questions Issued (Due in Your Lab Section)

11

PS #3 Discussion
Quiz Review

   
12

Quiz #1

  Lab Notebooks Turned In
13 Full-aperture Transfers

Chap. 13: Full-aperture Transfers
Lab #7 Notes (PDF)
Holographic Photochemistry, A Summary (PDF)

 
14 Holographic Interferometry (guest lecturer)    
15

Quiz #1 Discussion
Full-aperture Holography (continued)
Rainbow Holography

Lab #8 Notes (PDF)
Chapter 14: Rainbow Holography
Quiz #1 Solutions
Chap. 15: Practical Rainbow Holography

 
16 Practical Rainbow Holography Problem Set #4 (PDF) PS #4 Issued
17 Intro to Denisyuk/Reflection Holography

Final project information
Chap. 16: Denisyuk Holos

 
18  

PS #4 Due
Problem Set #5 Issued (PDF)
Lab #9 Notes (PDF)
Pyrochrome Processing (PDF)

PS #4 Due
19 Final Project Discussion
Reflection Transfer Holos
Off-axis Reflection Holograms

Notes on Off-axis Reflection Holography (3 pages) (PDF)

 
20 Art & Holography (Betsy Connors, @ MIT Museum) Problem Set #5 Due Final Project Proposal #2 Due
21 Wrap up: Challenges and Opportunities of Holography Final Project Lab Checklist (PDF)  
22 Review Session    
23 Quiz #2    
24 Final Project Presentations    
25 Final Project Presentations   Written Reports Due