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A multimode waveguide having a small thickness has light coupled to the side of the waveguide in order to provide a multimode operation of the waveguide for providing a continuous pattern of totally internally reflected light which is utilized to reconstruct holographic images from a holographic emulsion placed on a surface of the waveguide. This waveguide structure for reconstructuring a hologram has the capability of providing highly efficient hologram reconstruction while using ordinary light sources and is able to use beam diameters greater than the thickness of the waveguide.

Title
Side illuminated multimode waveguide
Application Number
841576
Publication Number
5465311
Application Date
January 10, 1994
Publication Date
November 7, 1995
Inventor
Valentin Morozov
Boulder
CO, US
Andrei Putilin
Moscow
RU
Qiang Huang
Huntsville
AL, US
H John Caulfield
Huntsville
AL, US
Agent
Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt
Assignee
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
AL, US
IPC
G02B 6/34
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