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  • Vol. 56, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1966
  • pp: 1533–1538

Equivalent Layers in Multilayer Filters

ALFRED THELEN  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 56, Issue 11, pp. 1533-1538 (1966)

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Extending the work of Epstein, the theoretical basis and the properties of equivalent layers in multilayer configurations are presented. The results are applied to the design of practical long-, short-, and band-pass filters.

ALFRED THELEN, "Equivalent Layers in Multilayer Filters," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 56, 1533-1538 (1966)

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