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Applied Optics


  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 53, Iss. 4 — Feb. 1, 2014
  • pp: A103–A109

Coating design of a broad band visible transmitting filter with sharp ultraviolet and infrared cut-on and cut-off transitions

James D. Rancourt and Michel Poirier  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 53, Issue 4, pp. A103-A109 (2014)

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Guided optimization of a good starting design can lead to a final design that can be reverse engineered. We apply this to a wide bandpass filter and indicate its deposition with optical monitoring.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(310.1210) Thin films : Antireflection coatings
(310.1620) Thin films : Interference coatings
(310.1860) Thin films : Deposition and fabrication
(310.4165) Thin films : Multilayer design

Original Manuscript: August 30, 2013
Revised Manuscript: October 22, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: October 22, 2013
Published: November 21, 2013

James D. Rancourt and Michel Poirier, "Coating design of a broad band visible transmitting filter with sharp ultraviolet and infrared cut-on and cut-off transitions," Appl. Opt. 53, A103-A109 (2014)

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