OSA's Digital Library

Applied Optics

Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 24, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 1985
  • pp: 217–220

Equivalent-circuit formulas for metal grid reflectors at a dielectric boundary

Lewis B. Whitbourn and Richard C. Compton  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 24, Issue 2, pp. 217-220 (1985)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.24.000217


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (554 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

This paper points out a number of errors that have appeared in the literature concerning transmission-line models for metal grid reflectors (strip gratings and meshes) especially in regard to the design of laser mirrors and filter elements for use at submillimeter wavelengths. General formulas are given for the transmittance of lossy grids and for the equivalent circuit impedances to be used in these formulas for strip gratings and meshes at a plane boundary between two lossless dielectrics. The results apply for normal incidence and for wavelengths in both dielectrics greater than the grid period. Limitations of the transmission-line models for meshes at dielectric boundaries are discussed.

© 1985 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: August 6, 1984
Published: January 15, 1985

Citation
Lewis B. Whitbourn and Richard C. Compton, "Equivalent-circuit formulas for metal grid reflectors at a dielectric boundary," Appl. Opt. 24, 217-220 (1985)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-24-2-217

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited