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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 17 — Jun. 10, 2008
  • pp: 3109–3113

Empirical expression for the minimum residual reflectance of normal- and oblique-incidence antireflection coatings

Tatiana V. Amotchkina  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 17, pp. 3109-3113 (2008)

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A new empirical expression for estimating minimum achievable residual reflectance of antireflection (AR) coatings is presented. The expression gives an accurate approximation of the minimum residual reflectance for normal- and oblique-incidence AR coatings in the visible and infrared spectral ranges.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(310.1210) Thin films : Antireflection coatings
(310.6805) Thin films : Theory and design

ToC Category:
Thin Films

Original Manuscript: April 18, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: May 6, 2008
Published: June 2, 2008

Tatiana V. Amotchkina, "Empirical expression for the minimum residual reflectance of normal- and oblique-incidence antireflection coatings," Appl. Opt. 47, 3109-3113 (2008)

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