OSA's Digital Library

Journal of the Optical Society of America

Journal of the Optical Society of America

  • Vol. 37, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1947
  • pp: 689–693

Three-Layered Reflection-Reducing Coatings

LUTHER B. LOCKHART, JR. and PETER KING  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 37, Issue 9, pp. 689-693 (1947)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.37.000689


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (510 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

An analysis of the various factors involved in several typical three-layered reflection-reducing coatings has been made from both an experimental and a theoretical standpoint. By taking into account the approximate dispersions of the materials, reasonable agreement between the experimental and calculated reflection curves has been obtained.

Interesting results were obtained on electron diffraction studies of the various coating materials. Thin films of titanium dioxide, the high index material used, were found to have crystalline patterns that varied with the coated material and that, in general, were not recognizable as titanium dioxide patterns. Thus it was considered impossible to assign any definite values to the refractive indices of such thin films without specifying the substrate.

Citation
LUTHER B. LOCKHART, JR. and PETER KING, "Three-Layered Reflection-Reducing Coatings," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 37, 689-693 (1947)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-37-9-689


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset

References

  1. U. S. Naval Technical Mission in Europe, Technical Report No. 473–45 of September 1945.
  2. Swiss Patent 223344 of January 4, 1943, issued to Jena Glass Works, Schott and Genossen, Jena, Germany.
  3. H. A. Tanner, and L. B. Lockhart, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 36, 701 (1946).
  4. P. King and L. B. Lockhart, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 36, 513 (1946).
  5. W. Geffcken, German Patent 742,463 of January 18, 1944.
  6. This was done by J. Karle and C. Glover of the Naval Research Laboratory; studies are being continued by them.

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited