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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 50, Iss. 9 — Mar. 20, 2011
  • pp: C388–C391

HfO 2 / SiO 2 chirped mirrors manufactured by electron beam evaporation

Zhang Jinlong, Cheng Xinbin, Wang Zhanshan, Jiao Hongfei, and Ding Tao  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 50, Issue 9, pp. C388-C391 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.50.00C388


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Abstract

A HfO 2 / SiO 2 chirped mirror was manufactured by electron beam evaporation to increase the laser resistance. The hybrid monitoring strategy utilizing both monochromatic monitoring and quartz crystal monitoring was applied to the deposition compared to the single optical monitoring method. The coatings were characterized by transmission spectrophotometer and white light interferometry, and the experimental results showed that the chirped mirror monitored with the hybrid strategy possessed high reflectivity ( > 99.7 % ) and tolerable group delay dispersion oscillation ( 50 ± 20 fs 2 ) in the spectra range of 740 860 nm .

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OCIS Codes
(310.6860) Thin films : Thin films, optical properties
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression

History
Original Manuscript: August 2, 2010
Revised Manuscript: December 7, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: December 15, 2010
Published: February 9, 2011

Citation
Zhang Jinlong, Cheng Xinbin, Wang Zhanshan, Jiao Hongfei, and Ding Tao, "HfO2/SiO2 chirped mirrors manufactured by electron beam evaporation," Appl. Opt. 50, C388-C391 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-50-9-C388


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