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  • Vol. 41, Iss. 16 — Jun. 1, 2002
  • pp: 3299–3305

Overcoated microspheres for specific optical powders

Carole Deumié, Philippe Voarino, and Claude Amra  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 41, Issue 16, pp. 3299-3305 (2002)

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We produce overcoated microspheres and try to obtain artificial optical powders with specific spectral properties. Electron-beam deposition is used with a particular vibration system. Calibration and characterization results are presented that validate the techniques and procedures for single-layers and quarter-wave mirrors.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.4170) Optical devices : Multilayers
(310.0310) Thin films : Thin films
(310.1620) Thin films : Interference coatings
(310.1860) Thin films : Deposition and fabrication

Original Manuscript: October 1, 2001
Revised Manuscript: January 14, 2002
Published: June 1, 2002

Carole Deumié, Philippe Voarino, and Claude Amra, "Overcoated microspheres for specific optical powders," Appl. Opt. 41, 3299-3305 (2002)

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