Category Archives: Modern Optics

Volkswagen Hologram

Demo: OP-Q-VH
Pira Index: 6Q 10.10

 Lab Equipment  Directions
  1.  Cylinder hologram
  2. rotator base for holograms
  3. laser (orange) and power supply
  4. beam spreader (tape to front of laser)
  5. lab pole
  6. 3 finger clamp
  7. telescope clamp
  8. plug strip
  1.  Set up as shown. Be sure to tape the beam spreader to the end of the laser.
  2. Turn on the rotator and the laser.
  3. Align the laser beam at a steep angle so that it strikes just inside far wall of cylinder hologram. If you can light up the whole opposite side of the cylinder, it comes out sharply.
  4. Observe the Volkswagen in the middle of the cylinder as it rotates in front of you.