Expand this Topic clickable element to expand a topic
Skip to content
Optica Publishing Group

Narrow-band reflector coatings: design procedures

Not Accessible

Your library or personal account may give you access

Abstract

A class of problem dealing with narrow-band reflectors under oblique light incidence has been selected, and a group of design procedures leading to satisfactory results is analyzed. Initially performance criteria and design restrictions are set. Various designs are then created and analyzed. Conclusions can then be drawn on the relative merits of the designs. Two different types of target function have been chosen. A global search for 50 or more layers with varied optical thicknesses between 0 and λ/2 and a needle design method have been applied to the synthesis. Gradient and variable metrics have been used for further refinement. Results are compared, and it is shown that all the design methods used yield similar results for this problem. The issue of how to determine the best method is addressed.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
More Like This
Optical coating design approaches based on the needle optimization technique

A. V. Tikhonravov, M. K. Trubetskov, and G. W. DeBell
Appl. Opt. 46(5) 704-710 (2007)

Implementation of a numerical needle method for thin-film design

Brian T. Sullivan and J. A. Dobrowolski
Appl. Opt. 35(28) 5484-5492 (1996)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Figures (7)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Tables (1)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article tables are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Metrics

Select as filters


Select Topics Cancel
© Copyright 2022 | Optica Publishing Group. All Rights Reserved