holographic optical element


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holographic optical element

[¦häl·ə¦graf·ik ′äp·tə·kəl ′el·ə·mənt]
(optics)
A hologram that is used to control transmitted light beams, rather than to display images, based on the principles of diffraction.
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19, 1998, on a divisional patent application, Method of Recording a Holographic Optical Element, filed March 10, 1997.
Table 68: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Industrial Holography by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Brazil and Rest of Latin American Markets for the Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74 Table 69: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Industrial Holography by End Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Holographic Scanning, Holographic Industrial Testing, and Holographic Optical Elements Markets for the Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75
Using DigiLens technology is similar to using industry-standard DuPont holographic photo polymers for making Holographic Optical Elements (HOE)--only with DigiLens, the resultant optical ASIL is multi-layered, individually addressable and able to switch clear," noted Sagan.
Patent 6,597,476 covers an apparatus for shaping and separating the transmitted and received laser light communication signals in an FSO transceiver using holographic optical elements (holograms).
Holographic optical elements are advancing the quality of displays and meeting the performance and cost demands of the fast-paced information technology industry.
Basically, we've developed a method that uses holograms, or what we call holographic optical elements (HOEs), to redirect the light beams and the image through the device.

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