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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 1984
  • pp: 3541–3543

Nonpolarizing edge filters: Part 2

Alfred Thelen  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 23, Issue 20, pp. 3541-3543 (1984)

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By abandoning the concept of detuned Fabry-Perot interference filters for the design of nonpolarizing edge filters at oblique incidence and applying classical Herpin equivalent layer theory, the number of usable structures can be greatly expanded, and exact equations for aligning the edges in all cases can be derived.

© 1984 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: May 26, 1984
Published: October 15, 1984

Alfred Thelen, "Nonpolarizing edge filters: Part 2," Appl. Opt. 23, 3541-3543 (1984)

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