Summary and Info
Stereoscopy, interference and diffraction. How holography began. Light sources for holography. The basic types of hologram. Materials, exposure and processing. Basic requirements. Single beam techniques. Bypass holograms. Building a holographic laboratory. Master holograms on a table. Transfer reflection holograms. Transfer transmission holograms. Holograms including focusing optics. Home-made optical elements. Portraiture and pulse laser holography. Holography in natural colours. Achromatic and pseudocolor holograms. Holographic stereograms. Non-silver precesses in holography. Embossed holograms. Display techniques. Holographic interferometry. Data storage and diffractive elements. Holography in biology and medicine. Holographic motion pictures. Other applications of holography. Appendices.