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  • Vol. 31, Iss. 19 — Jul. 1, 1992
  • pp: 3790–3799

Computation speeds of different optical thin-film synthesis methods

Li Li and J. A. Dobrowolski  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 31, Issue 19, pp. 3790-3799 (1992)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.31.003790


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Abstract

Several different thin-film design problems were solved by the comprehensive-search, gradual-evolution, minus-filter, flip-flop, and inverse-Fourier-transform, thin-film synthesis methods. In order to compare the relative effectiveness of each method, the results obtained and computation times required by these techniques for primary, intermediate, and final solutions are given.

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History
Original Manuscript: February 21, 1991
Published: July 1, 1992

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Li Li and J. A. Dobrowolski, "Computation speeds of different optical thin-film synthesis methods," Appl. Opt. 31, 3790-3799 (1992)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-31-19-3790


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