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  • Vol. 38, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1999
  • pp: 47–55

Integral method for echelles covered with lossless or absorbing thin dielectric layers

Evgeny Popov, Bozhan Bozhkov, Daniel Maystre, and John Hoose  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 38, Issue 1, pp. 47-55 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.38.000047


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Abstract

We make a generalization of the integral method in the electromagnetic theory of gratings to study diffraction by echelles covered with dielectric lossless or absorbing layers. Numerical examples are given that show that, as in the resonance domain, the diffraction efficiency is more complicated than being a simple product of lossless diffraction efficiency curves and plane surface reflectivity.

© 1999 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(050.1960) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction theory

History
Original Manuscript: May 12, 1998
Revised Manuscript: September 9, 1998
Published: January 1, 1999

Citation
Evgeny Popov, Bozhan Bozhkov, Daniel Maystre, and John Hoose, "Integral method for echelles covered with lossless or absorbing thin dielectric layers," Appl. Opt. 38, 47-55 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-38-1-47


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