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Review of Random Phase Encoding in Volume Holographic Storage
Graduate Institute of Phonics, National Changhua University of Education, Changhua 500, Taiwan
Department of Optics and Photonics, National Central University, Chung-Li 320, Taiwan
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Received: 9 July 2012; in revised form: 5 September 2012 / Accepted: 5 September 2012 / Published: 17 September 2012
Abstract: Random phase encoding is a unique technique for volume hologram which can be applied to various applications such as holographic multiplexing storage, image encryption, and optical sensing. In this review article, we first review and discuss diffraction selectivity of random phase encoding in volume holograms, which is the most important parameter related to multiplexing capacity of volume holographic storage. We then review an image encryption system based on random phase encoding. The alignment of phase key for decryption of the encoded image stored in holographic memory is analyzed and discussed. In the latter part of the review, an all-optical sensing system implemented by random phase encoding and holographic interconnection is presented.
Keywords: volume holographic storage; random phase encoding; optical security; optical encryption; optical sensing; optical interconnection; spatial filtering
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Su, W.-C.; Sun, C.-C. Review of Random Phase Encoding in Volume Holographic Storage. Materials 2012, 5, 1635-1653.
Su W-C, Sun C-C. Review of Random Phase Encoding in Volume Holographic Storage. Materials. 2012; 5(9):1635-1653.
Su, Wei-Chia; Sun, Ching-Cherng. 2012. "Review of Random Phase Encoding in Volume Holographic Storage." Materials 5, no. 9: 1635-1653.