Chapter 2. Introduction to Holographic Data Recording

  1. Kevin Curtis,
  2. Lisa Dhar,
  3. Adrian Hill,
  4. William Wilson and
  5. Mark Ayres
  1. William Wilson,
  2. Alan Hoskins,
  3. Mark Ayres,
  4. Adrian Hill and
  5. Kevin Curtis

Published Online: 30 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470666531.ch2

Holographic Data Storage: From Theory to Practical Systems

Holographic Data Storage: From Theory to Practical Systems

How to Cite

Wilson, W., Hoskins, A., Ayres, M., Hill, A. and Curtis, K. (2010) Introduction to Holographic Data Recording, in Holographic Data Storage: From Theory to Practical Systems (eds K. Curtis, L. Dhar, A. Hill, W. Wilson and M. Ayres), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470666531.ch2

Editor Information

  1. InPhase Technologies, Longmont, CO, USA

Author Information

  1. InPhase Technologies, Longmont, CO, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 25 JUN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470749623

Online ISBN: 9780470666531

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Keywords:

  • holographic data recording and optical recording methods - storing and disseminating information;
  • holographic basics;
  • data storage holography;
  • volume holograms;
  • Kogelnik's coupled wave equations;
  • multiplexing techniques - Bragg-Based Techniques, physics of Bragg effect;
  • transmissive, and reflective holographic recording geometries;
  • shift multiplexing, focusing reference beam - as spherical or cylindrical wave;
  • momentum-based techniques;
  • address space limitations - on holographic densities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Brief History of Holography

  • Holographic Basics

  • Volume Holograms

  • Multiplexing Techniques

  • Address Space Limitations on Holographic Densities

  • Summary

  • References