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  • Vol. 26, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 1987
  • pp: 4209–4213

Synthesis of gradient-index profiles corresponding to spectral reflectance derived by inverse Fourier transform

Germain Boivin and Daniel St.-Germain  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 26, Issue 19, pp. 4209-4213 (1987)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.26.004209


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Abstract

Inverse Fourier transform has been used to derive the gradient-index profiles of inhomogeneous films having spectral requirements. Two examples are given, and the corresponding experimental designs are presented. Results show a good agreement with the theory and evidences the reliability of the technology used to produce inhomogeneous media.

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History
Original Manuscript: March 13, 1987
Published: October 1, 1987

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Germain Boivin and Daniel St.-Germain, "Synthesis of gradient-index profiles corresponding to spectral reflectance derived by inverse Fourier transform," Appl. Opt. 26, 4209-4213 (1987)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-26-19-4209


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