Course: Digital Holography

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Course title Digital Holography
Course code OPT/DH
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Bouchal Zdeněk, prof. RNDr. Dr.
Course content
1. Principle and historical development of optical holography. 2. Basic experiments used in optical and digital holography. 3. Mathematical description and properties of a point imaging in the in-line holography. 4. Recording and reconstruction of holograms in off-axis holography. 5. Principle, mathematical description and applications of Fourier holography. 6. Trends in digital holography, advantages and disadvantages. 7. Recording of digital holograms, influence of signal sampling, requirements on CCD. 8. The space-bandwidth product for in-line and off-axis configurations. 9. Methods of digital reconstruction of holograms, digital focusing and separation of real and virtual image. 10. Principles and applications of phase shifting holography, digital phase reconstruction. 11. Digital holographic microscopy. 12. Scientific and technical applications of digital holography. 13. Principles and methods of digital incoherent correlation holography, demonstration in Laboratory of digital optics.

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • Attendace - 26 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Physical and mathematical background of optical and digital holography, experiments for recording od holograms, algorithms for digital reconstruction of holograms.
Knowledge of basic principles and applications of optical and digital holography. The ability to use VirtualLab software for digital reconstruction of optically recorded holograms.
Knowledge corresponding to the basic optics course.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam

Requirements for exam: knowledge within the scope specified by the syllabus.
Recommended literature
  • Liška, M., Světlík, J. (1978). Holografie a holografická interferometrie. VUT Brno.
  • Miler, M. (1974). Holografie. Praha.
  • Poon, T. (2006). Digital Holohraphy and Three-Dimensional Displey. Springer.
  • Schnars, U., Jueptner, W. (2005). Digital Holography. Springer.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Optics and Optoelectronics (2015) Physics courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Science Digital and Instrument Optics (1) Physics courses 2 Winter