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  • Vol. 43, Iss. 6 — Feb. 20, 2004
  • pp: 1286–1295

Toward perfect antireflection coatings. 2. Theory

Daniel Poitras and J. A. Dobrowolski  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 43, Issue 6, pp. 1286-1295 (2004)

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Recently we performed a numerical investigation of antireflection coatings that reduce significantly the reflection over a wide range of wavelengths and angles of incidence, and we proposed some experiments to demonstrate their feasibility. We provide a theoretical description of omnidirectional antireflection coatings that are effective over a wide range of wavelengths.

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OCIS Codes
(310.1210) Thin films : Antireflection coatings
(310.6860) Thin films : Thin films, optical properties

Original Manuscript: June 7, 2003
Revised Manuscript: October 23, 2003
Published: February 20, 2004

Daniel Poitras and J. A. Dobrowolski, "Toward perfect antireflection coatings. 2. Theory," Appl. Opt. 43, 1286-1295 (2004)

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