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  • Vol. 41, Iss. 16 — Jun. 1, 2002
  • pp: 3097–3106

Design and manufacture of spectrally selective reflecting coatings for the use with laser display projection screens

Christoph Rickers, Michael Vergöhl, and Claus-Peter Klages  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 41, Issue 16, pp. 3097-3106 (2002)

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To provide screens for laser projection that improve contrast, a spectrally selective reflecting filter was designed by using genetic algorithms to overcome the problem of unknown starting values. Colormetrics rather than fixed targets were used for evaluation. Various selective filters were deposited upon glass as well as upon solid and flexible plastic substrates by reactive mid-frequency magnetron sputtering. For process control, in situ spectroscopic ellipsometry was applied.

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OCIS Codes
(220.4610) Optical design and fabrication : Optical fabrication
(220.4830) Optical design and fabrication : Systems design
(240.0310) Optics at surfaces : Thin films
(260.3160) Physical optics : Interference
(310.1620) Thin films : Interference coatings
(310.1860) Thin films : Deposition and fabrication

Original Manuscript: October 5, 2001
Revised Manuscript: December 13, 2001
Published: June 1, 2002

Christoph Rickers, Michael Vergöhl, and Claus-Peter Klages, "Design and manufacture of spectrally selective reflecting coatings for the use with laser display projection screens," Appl. Opt. 41, 3097-3106 (2002)

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