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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 46, Iss. 21 — Jul. 20, 2007
  • pp: 4763–4767

GaN-based distributed Bragg reflector for high-brightness LED and solid-state lighting

Dong-Xue Wang, Ian T. Ferguson, and John A. Buck  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 46, Issue 21, pp. 4763-4767 (2007)

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A comprehensive numerical model for distributed Bragg reflectors (DBRs) based on thin-film optics is developed. Detailed refractive-index calculations for GaN, AlN, AlGaN, and InGaN can also be included in this numerical model. This model can predict DBR performances for refractive-index variations, layer-thickness fluctuations, and the number of quarter-wave stack pairs in DBR as well different light polarizations.

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OCIS Codes
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(310.1210) Thin films : Antireflection coatings

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: June 29, 2006
Revised Manuscript: March 13, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: April 4, 2007
Published: July 6, 2007

Dong-Xue Wang, Ian T. Ferguson, and John A. Buck, "GaN-based distributed Bragg reflector for high-brightness LED and solid-state lighting," Appl. Opt. 46, 4763-4767 (2007)

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