diffraction fringes

fringes, diffraction

A pattern of alternate dark and light bands produced by diffracted light passing the edge of an opening. See diffraction.
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The feature uses conventional holographic methods to create a full colour animated 3D holographic image by combining live subject matter and animated graphics, to provide a wide array of diffraction fringes and frequencies.
This records grating diffraction fringes in the photosensitive polymer, the colour of the image determined by the spacing of the fringes.