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  • Vol. 12, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 1995
  • pp: 1740–1748

Periodic multilayer gratings of arbitrary shape

T. W. Preist, N. P. K. Cotter, and J. R. Sambles  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 12, Issue 8, pp. 1740-1748 (1995)

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We obtain the optical response of a multilayered system in which the interfaces have a common periodicity but arbitrary shape by extending a published method previously restricted to interfaces with identical profiles [ J. Opt. Soc. Am. 72, 839 ( 1982)]. Numerical comparisons with other modeling results for grating systems are presented that show the effectiveness of the new method.

© 1995 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: December 7, 1994
Revised Manuscript: March 15, 1995
Manuscript Accepted: March 20, 1995
Published: August 1, 1995

T. W. Preist, N. P. K. Cotter, and J. R. Sambles, "Periodic multilayer gratings of arbitrary shape," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 12, 1740-1748 (1995)

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