This paper discusses a method of obtaining a porous antireflection layer on the surface of chalcogenide glasses by ion–chemical etching, as a result of which a porous microstructure is created that reduces the reflectance from the surface to 0.1–0.2%.
© 2012 OSA
Original Manuscript: September 7, 2011
Published: February 29, 2012
L. A. Cherezova, G. A. Muranova, and A. V. Mikhaĭlov, "Antireflection-coating optical items made from materials for the IR range by creating porous microstructures on the surface," J. Opt. Technol. 79, 121-122 (2012)