05/28/2020: The secrecy order has been lifted, and all the claims accepted for the patent application US20200158855 about “Transposition of a measurement of a radar cross-section from an RF-domain to an optical domain ” has been accepted. Link
This patent is about the measurement of the RCS of complex structures using near-IR or visible light instead of radio frequency. See the project page for more information.
04/29/2020: I accepted the position of Special Issue Editor in MDPI Photonics for a special issue on holography. Information about this special issue and submission can be found here.
04/01/2020 The University announced that it will shut down activities including research that are deemed non-essential in prevention of the propagation of the covid-19 virus.
Stay safe, stay alive!
01/08/2020: I will be giving an introduction laboratory to holography during the College of Optical Sciences 2020 Optics and Photonics Winter School and Workshop. Link
“Come and learn about holography: make your own hologram in photopolymer (bring a shiny piece of jewelry), and see how computer generated holograms diffract light from spatial light modulator in real time.”
01/12/2019: P Picart et al., “Digital Holography and 3D Imaging: introduction to the joint feature issue in Applied Optics and Journal of the Optical Society of America A“, Applied Optics Vol. 58, Issue 34, pp. DH1-DH1 (2019). Link
01/15-17/2020: I will be participating to the OSA Incubator on “Solving the Bandwidth Challenge of Large 3D Displays“, Washington, DC USA. Link
11/08/19: An article by Andy Extance in Electro Optics asking the question “Can holograms help replace smartphones?” is referring to my work on augmented reality and HUD. Link
10/29/2019: The book “Optical Holography” that I edited has just been published by Elsevier. Thanks to all the authors to make it happen. Link
Table of content:
1. Introduction (P-A Blanche)
2. Materials (P-A Blanche)
3. Computer Generated Holograms (T Milster)
4. Holographic Television (M. Bove)
5. Digital Holography (P Picart & S Montresor)
6. Holographic Interferometry: From History to Modern Applications (M Georges)
7. Sensor (I Naydenova)
8. Security (V Toal)
11/02/2019: I have been invited to give a plenary talk at the 2019 International Conference on Optical Instrument and Technology (OIT’ 2019) in Beijing (China) on “Holography for displays: from 3D to augmented reality“. Link
10/29/2019: I will participate to the DOE SBIR/STTR grantees meeting in Washington DC, to present our progress on the “Solar River” project together with Tectonicus Construct LLC. Link