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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 12 — Jun. 7, 2010
  • pp: 12249–12261

Antireflection coatings for multilayer-type photonic crystals

Yasuo Ohtera, Daniel Kurniatan, and Hirohito Yamada  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 12, pp. 12249-12261 (2010)

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The possibility of antireflection (AR) coatings on a dielectric multilayer having sub-wavelength deep structural modification is investigated. We numerically surveyed the effect of reflectivity reduction attained by double-layer AR coatings for a wavy multilayer on a patterned substrate. It was clarified that double-layer AR coatings for wavy multilayer is possible with a similar performance level as conventional flat multilayer. Also, it was demonstrated that a pair of AR layers effectively works for a wide range of the horizontal pitch.

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OCIS Codes
(230.4170) Optical devices : Multilayers
(310.1210) Thin films : Antireflection coatings
(350.2460) Other areas of optics : Filters, interference
(050.5298) Diffraction and gratings : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Thin Films

Original Manuscript: April 13, 2010
Revised Manuscript: May 18, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: May 24, 2010
Published: May 25, 2010

Yasuo Ohtera, Daniel Kurniatan, and Hirohito Yamada, "Antireflection coatings for multilayer-type photonic crystals," Opt. Express 18, 12249-12261 (2010)

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