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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 53, Iss. 4 — Feb. 1, 2014
  • pp: A179–A185

Flip-flop coating synthesis revisited

William H. Southwell  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 53, Issue 4, pp. A179-A185 (2014)

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The flip-flop synthesis method is robust with rapid convergence, but the solutions are often not the best. Modifications to the flip-flop algorithm have been developed, one of which puts it on par with needle synthesis.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(310.4165) Thin films : Multilayer design
(310.5696) Thin films : Refinement and synthesis methods
(310.6805) Thin films : Theory and design

Original Manuscript: September 4, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: October 7, 2013
Published: December 16, 2013

William H. Southwell, "Flip-flop coating synthesis revisited," Appl. Opt. 53, A179-A185 (2014)

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