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
Design of Optical Coatings
Original Manuscript: February 4, 2005
Revised Manuscript: July 8, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: August 24, 2005
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)