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Holography And Its Application - Ostrovsky

In this post we will see Holography And Its Application by  Yu. I. Ostrovsky. 

About the book:

The books explains basic physical fundamentals of a hologram and holography.

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Paper review: "Designing a Computer Generated Hologram for Testing an Aspheric Surface" by Ghanbari

Continuing last week’s theme, I ran into a graduate report [1] by Arizona university student Nasrin Ghanbari, writing about the design process of a computer-generated hologram using Zemax. 160 more words


From ALMA: "ALMA Links with Other Observatories to Create Earth-size Telescope"


10 November 2015
Valeria Foncea

Education and Public Outreach Officer

Joint ALMA Observatory

Santiago, Chile

Tel: +56 2 467 6258

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Basic Research

K-band Radar Interferometric Topographic Measurements with GLISTIN: dial-in seminar on Thursday, May 21

This seminar might be of interest to readers working with space borne radars:

The NASA Cryo Remote Sensing from Space (CRSS) webinars resume this week after a longer-than-planned hiatus. 241 more words

Synthetic Aperture Radar

Expanding a telescope to image our Milky Way's Central Black Hole

From a press release of the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy, April 21, 2015:

Joint observations by the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX) telescope in Chile and Antarctica’s largest astronomical telescope come closer to making detailed images of the supermassive black hole in the centre of the Milky Way, up to its very edge, the “event horizon”. 287 more words

15. The Milky Way: Our Home In The Universe

Additional resources in optical device development

Optical theory can guide only so far, before designers must look at actual device designs. Books and patents are the obvious sources for this, but these are often very generic and soon outdated, as books get old and patents are vague by design in order to protect trade secrets. 161 more words