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Emmett Leith (born in Detroit, Michigan, died December 23, 2005) was a professor of electrical engineering at the University of Michigan and the inventor of three-dimensional holography.

Leith was educated at Wayne State University.

Professor Leith and his coworker Juris Upatnieks displayed the world's first three-dimensional hologram at a conference of the Optical Society of America in 1964.

In 1979, President Jimmy Carter awarded Leith with the National Medal of Science for his research.

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