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Smoke Plume (scientific visualization)

Major collection: Holography
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Aqui, J.; Hesselink, L.
Date made: 1987
Materials: computer generated stereogram; glass
Measurements: 15 in x 11 in
Nomenclature: scientific
Classification: holograms

Rainbow-colored holographic image is on a smaller glass plate that is adhered to a larger glass plate; top and bottom of larger plate are protected by narrow pieces of black metal; 2 long pieces of wire come out of the top metal piece, allowing the work to be hung.


"The three-dimensional shape of a turbulent smoke plume was captured by laser fluorescence, and computer-processed to identify the flow-lines. These were then rendered and holographically recorded to present a clearer preception of the underlying structure." (from display label used during exhibition) Please note that due to the unique challenges of holography as a medium, high-resolution digital images are not available for most items in the holography collection. Please contact us for more information on reproducing images of holograms.
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