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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 1989
  • pp: 2061–2069

Circle diagrams applied to the design of thin film optical tunnel filters

Gary L. Scheidegger  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 28, Issue 11, pp. 2061-2069 (1989)

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Diagrams of complex reflectance or circle diagrams are used to design optical coatings at normal incidence. The technique can be extended to oblique incidence, including the design of coatings which take advantage of total internal reflectance. Use of these diagrams is helpful in visualizing and compensating for polarization effects in such coatings.

© 1989 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: March 18, 1988
Published: June 1, 1989

Gary L. Scheidegger, "Circle diagrams applied to the design of thin film optical tunnel filters," Appl. Opt. 28, 2061-2069 (1989)

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