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  • Vol. 35, Iss. 25 — Sep. 1, 1996
  • pp: 4987–4992

Optical coating without phase dispersion for a Fabry–Perot interferometer

F. Lemarquis and E. Pelletier  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 35, Issue 25, pp. 4987-4992 (1996)

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Phase dispersion induced by coatings can be a critical phenomenon in interferometry. We are interested in special mirrors intended for a Fabry–Perot interferometer with a high reflectance region and a low reflectance region in which phase dispersion on reflection must be avoided. We describe how a classical approach that uses the concepts of admittance and symmetrical multilayers allows the design of simple solutions.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: November 15, 1995
Revised Manuscript: February 12, 1996
Published: September 1, 1996

F. Lemarquis and E. Pelletier, "Optical coating without phase dispersion for a Fabry–Perot interferometer," Appl. Opt. 35, 4987-4992 (1996)

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