Partial table of contents: Optical Scanning. CHARACTERISTICS OF HOLOGRAPHIC SCANNING. Characteristics of the Scan Regions. Condition of Objective Lens on Rotating Substrate. Relationship of Substrate Surface to Axis. HOLOGRAPHIC BASICS AND TECHNIQUES. Wavefront and Ray Direction Conventions. The Zone Lens. Generalized Zone Lens. HOLOGRAPHIC SCAN TECHNIQUES. Illumination-Boundary Constraints. Rotating Disks. Reflection Holographic Scanners Exposed from Same Side of Substrate. MECHANICAL-OPTICAL INTEGRITY. Translational Error: Output Beam Non-normal to Diffractive Surface. Scan Linearity. Substrate Angular and Translational Errors. Appendix 1: Historical Review of Holographic Scanning. Appendix 2: Annotated Translation of Laser Beam Deflector Utilizing Transmission Holograms by M. Antipin & N. Kislev. Appendix 3: Scan-line Bow Minimization: Annotated Abstract from U.S. Patent 4,289,371 by C. Kramer.