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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 4 — Feb. 1, 1998
  • pp: 739–746

Surface relief zone plates fabricated with photographic emulsions

Enrique Navarrete-Garcia and Sergio Calixto  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 4, pp. 739-746 (1998)

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The use of photographic emulsions as a photoresist medium for fabricating relief blazed zone plates is described. Lithographic methods with masks with 256 gray levels were used in the fabrication process. An example of a zone plate working in the reflection mode at 45° and having 82% diffraction efficiency is shown.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(110.5200) Imaging systems : Photography

Original Manuscript: March 20, 1997
Published: February 1, 1998

Enrique Navarrete-Garcia and Sergio Calixto, "Surface relief zone plates fabricated with photographic emulsions," Appl. Opt. 37, 739-746 (1998)

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