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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 45, Iss. 7 — Mar. 1, 2006
  • pp: 1515–1524

New optimization algorithm for the synthesis of rugate optical coatings

Alexander V. Tikhonravov, Michael K. Trubetskov, Tatiana V. Amotchkina, Michael A. Kokarev, Norbert Kaiser, Olaf Stenzel, Steffen Wilbrandt, and Dieter Gäbler  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 45, Issue 7, pp. 1515-1524 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.45.001515


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Abstract

A model of a rugate coating that takes into account production potentialities of the Leybold Syrus Pro 1100 deposition system is presented. An efficient algorithm for the synthesis of rugate coatings is proposed. Numerical results are also presented.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(240.0310) Optics at surfaces : Thin films
(310.1620) Thin films : Interference coatings

ToC Category:
Design of Optical Coatings

History
Original Manuscript: February 4, 2005
Revised Manuscript: July 8, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: August 24, 2005

Citation
Alexander V. Tikhonravov, Michael K. Trubetskov, Tatiana V. Amotchkina, Michael A. Kokarev, Norbert Kaiser, Olaf Stenzel, Steffen Wilbrandt, and Dieter Gäbler, "New optimization algorithm for the synthesis of rugate optical coatings," Appl. Opt. 45, 1515-1524 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-45-7-1515


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