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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 46, Iss. 32 — Nov. 10, 2007
  • pp: 7942–7956

Design of a wavelength independent grating in the resonance domain

Tetsuya Hoshino, Saswatee Banerjee, Masahide Itoh, and Toyohiko Yatagai  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 46, Issue 32, pp. 7942-7956 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.46.007942


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Abstract

We propose using blazed gratings in the resonance domain with period larger than the wavelength for antireflection and polarization selection. The inherent problem in this region is wavelength dispersion, which is solved by analyzing the total reflectivity and electric field distribution. The positional relationship between the area of strong electric field, and the side and tip of the grating is crucial to the wavelength dispersion of total reflectivity.

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OCIS Codes
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(230.1950) Optical devices : Diffraction gratings
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

History
Original Manuscript: June 13, 2007
Revised Manuscript: September 12, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: September 14, 2007
Published: November 9, 2007

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Tetsuya Hoshino, Saswatee Banerjee, Masahide Itoh, and Toyohiko Yatagai, "Design of a wavelength independent grating in the resonance domain," Appl. Opt. 46, 7942-7956 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-46-32-7942


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