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Optical interference coatings for optics and photonics [Invited]

Cheng-Chung Lee  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 1, pp. 73-81 (2013)

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Optical interference coatings play as an important role in the progress in optics and photonics. In this article we give a minireview of the evolution of optical interference coatings from the theory, the design, to the manufacture. Some interesting but challenging topics for the future are also discussed.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(310.0310) Thin films : Thin films
(310.1620) Thin films : Interference coatings

Original Manuscript: August 24, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: September 7, 2012
Published: December 21, 2012

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Cheng-Chung Lee, "Optical interference coatings for optics and photonics [Invited]," Appl. Opt. 52, 73-81 (2013)

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