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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 50, Iss. 9 — Mar. 20, 2011
  • pp: C62–C68

Effect of thermal annealing on the optical properties and residual stress of graded-index-like films deposited by radio-frequency ion-beam sputtering

Chien-Jen Tang, Cheng-Chung Jaing, Kun-Hsien Lee, and Cheng-Chung Lee  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 50, Issue 9, pp. C62-C68 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.50.000C62


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Abstract

Composite films of Ta–Si oxide and graded-index-like films have been realized by using radio-frequency ion-beam sputtering. The influence of thermal annealing on the optical properties and residual stress of single-layer composite films and graded-index-like films has been studied. The residual stress and optical properties of both types of films were more stable than that of the notch filters fabricated from a series of discrete quarter-wave layers made by alternatively stacking high and low index materials after annealing.

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OCIS Codes
(310.1620) Thin films : Interference coatings
(310.1860) Thin films : Deposition and fabrication
(310.3840) Thin films : Materials and process characterization
(310.6860) Thin films : Thin films, optical properties
(310.6870) Thin films : Thin films, other properties

History
Original Manuscript: July 21, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: September 21, 2010
Published: October 25, 2010

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Chien-Jen Tang, Cheng-Chung Jaing, Kun-Hsien Lee, and Cheng-Chung Lee, "Effect of thermal annealing on the optical properties and residual stress of graded-index-like films deposited by radio-frequency ion-beam sputtering," Appl. Opt. 50, C62-C68 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-50-9-C62


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