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  • Vol. 54, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 1964
  • pp: 342–346

Resolving Power of Multilayer Filters

J. S. SEELEY  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 54, Issue 3, pp. 342-346 (1964)

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An expression for the frequency dependence of the phase of reflections from quarter-wave multilayers is deduced. The result is included in a general formula for the resolving power of single half-wave filters and extended to the synthesis of multi-half-wave, or “coupled,” filters.

J. S. SEELEY, "Resolving Power of Multilayer Filters," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 54, 342-346 (1964)

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