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  • Vol. 34, Iss. 6 — Feb. 20, 1995
  • pp: 1053–1058

Silicon grating-based mirror for 1.3-μm polarized beams: matlab-aided design

S. Hava and M. Auslender  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 34, Issue 6, pp. 1053-1058 (1995)

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A dielectric lamellar-grating layer-substrate structure is proposed to be capable, under some conditions, of acting as a 100% efficiency mirror when operated at fixed wavelengths and incidence angles. The design of such mirrors for 1.3 μm and near normal incidence is achieved with silicon as the grating-layer material and glass substrates of two types. The study is based on a new matrix–vector procedure for the solution of rigorous coupled-wave equations. The computations use matlab, and, in particular, its goal-attainment routine. Design parameter tolerances are also discussed.

© 1995 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: January 21, 1994
Revised Manuscript: May 25, 1994
Published: February 20, 1995

S. Hava and M. Auslender, "Silicon grating-based mirror for 1.3-μm polarized beams: matlab-aided design," Appl. Opt. 34, 1053-1058 (1995)

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