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Chinese Optics Letters


  • Vol. 3, Iss. 4 — Apr. 10, 2005
  • pp: 247–248

Design of anisotropic reflector with birefringent thin films

Jianguo Wang, Kui Yi, Jianda Shao, and Zhengxiu Fan  »View Author Affiliations

Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 3, Issue 4, pp. 247-248 (2005)

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A novel design for dielectric anisotropic mirrors with birefringent thin films for normal incidence is presented. This mirror consists of a stack of quarter-wave biaxial layers. The biaxial anisotropic layers can be fabricated by oblique deposition. The reflectance is different for two linear polarizations of light incidence on the mirrors. As a numerical example, the design is carried out on glass with TiO2 and ZrO2. These thin films could be applied to anisotropic reflective devices for lasers.

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OCIS Codes
(260.1180) Physical optics : Crystal optics
(260.1440) Physical optics : Birefringence
(310.0310) Thin films : Thin films
(310.1620) Thin films : Interference coatings

Jianguo Wang, Kui Yi, Jianda Shao, and Zhengxiu Fan, "Design of anisotropic reflector with birefringent thin films," Chin. Opt. Lett. 3, 247-248 (2005)

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