We report a theoretical and experimental study of the absorption of wire grid polarizers vs orientation and wavelength. Measurement of absorption and surface damage thresholds are in good agreement with the theory.
© 1989 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: May 6, 1988
Published: September 1, 1989
M. Mohebi, J. Q. Liang, and M. J. Soileau, "Polarization dependence of absorption and laser induced surface damage thresholds in wire grid polarizers," Appl. Opt. 28, 3681-3683 (1989)