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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 3 — Feb. 5, 2007
  • pp: 779–789

Broadband antireflective surface-relief structure for THz optics

Claudia Brückner, Boris Pradarutti, Olaf Stenzel, Ralf Steinkopf, Stefan Riehemann, Gunther Notni, and Andreas Tünnermann  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 3, pp. 779-789 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.000779


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Abstract

The requirements for a broadband antireflective structure in the THz spectral region are derived. Optimized structural parameters for a surface-relief grating adapted to the spectrum of an intended THz pulse are deduced. The effect of a structure fabricated into Topas® by a single-point diamond-turning process is demonstrated.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(310.1210) Thin films : Antireflection coatings

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

History
Original Manuscript: October 17, 2006
Revised Manuscript: December 5, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: December 5, 2006
Published: February 5, 2007

Citation
Claudia Brückner, Boris Pradarutti, Olaf Stenzel, Ralf Steinkopf, Stefan Riehemann, Gunther Notni, and Andreas Tünnermann, "Broadband antireflective surface-relief structure for THz optics," Opt. Express 15, 779-789 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-3-779


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