Whatever became of holography?

Johnston, S.F. (2011) Whatever became of holography? American Scientist, 99(6), pp. 482-489.

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Abstract

A generation ago, hologram exhibitions attracted hundreds of thousands of visitors in major cities around the world, and entrepreneurs confidently forecast applications in art, photography and television. As holography became more ubiquitous, however, it lost some of its luster for public audiences as well as for professional scientists and engineers. The field that had once represented futuristic progress gradually was recast as a fertile technique at the heart of modern science, and ongoing research today continues to pay dividends.

Item Type:Articles
Keywords:holography; hologram; history; progress; Gabor; Denisyuk; Leith; Benton
Status:Published
Refereed:No
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Johnston, Professor Sean
Authors: Johnston, S.F.
Subjects:C Auxiliary Sciences of History > C Auxiliary sciences of history (General)
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
E History America > E151 United States (General)
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TR Photography
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Interdisciplinary Studies
Journal Name:American Scientist
Journal Abbr.:Am. Sci.
Publisher:Sigma XI, Scientific Research Society
ISSN:0003-0996
ISSN (Online):1545-2786
Published Online:01 November 2011

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
339051Holography, holographers, and their historySean JohnstonCarnegie UK Trust (CARNEGIE)UNSPECIFIEDInterdisciplinary Studies
339052Holography, holographers, and their historySean JohnstonBritish Academy (BRIT-ACAD)SG-34511Interdisciplinary Studies
339053Holography, holographers, and their historySean JohnstonShearwater Foundation (SHEARWATER)UNSPECIFIEDInterdisciplinary Studies