Holography Projects for the Evil Genius / Edition 1

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Overview

Take Your Imagination to Another Dimension

This wickedly inventive guide explores the art and science of holography and shows you how to create your own intriguing holograms using inexpensive materials. Holography Projects for the Evil Genius explains the tools and techniques you need to know to represent three dimensions on a flat, two-dimensional plane.

Using easy-to-find components and equipment, this do-it-yourself book presents a wide variety of holography projects—including science fair ideas—that are guaranteed to impress. You'll find detailed guidelines and parameters as well as discussions of the theory behind the practice.

Holography Projects for the Evil Genius:

  • Features step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations for each project
  • Allows you to customize your projects
  • Includes details on the scientific principles behind the projects
  • Removes the frustration factor—all required parts are listed, along with sources

Enlightening coverage of:

  • The history of holography
  • Human vision basics
  • Practical optics
  • How to bend and distort laser light to form a hologram
  • Holographic chemistry
  • Setting up your holography workshop
  • Working with lasers, glass plates, and film
  • Basic to advanced holographic setups
  • Advanced holographic chemical preparations
  • Computer-generated holography
  • Electronic circuits for holographers
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071624008
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/21/2010
  • Series: Evil Genius Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 794,941
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Gavin D. J. Harper is the bestselling author of Solar Energy Projects for the Evil Genius, 50 Model Rocket Projects for the Evil Genius, Fuel Cell Projects for the Evil Genius and several other titles.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Introduction to Holography; Chapter 1. History of Holography; Chapter 2. How We See in Three Dimensions; Chapter 3. Basic Practical Optics; Chapter 4. Light and Lasers; Chapter 5. How Holography Works; Chapter 6. Holographic Chemistry; Chapter 7. Your Holography Workshop; Chapter 8. Simple Holography; Chapter 9. Intermediate Holography; Chapter 10. Advanced Holographic Projects; Chapter 11. Advanced Holographic Chemistry; Chapter 12. Computer-Generated Holography; Chapter 13. Useful Electronic Circuits for Holographers; Chapter 14. Science Fair Projects for Holographers; Chapter 15. Other Non-Holographic Three-Dimensional Projects; Chapter 16. What Next for Holography?; Glossary; Suppliers' Index; Index

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