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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 23 — Nov. 15, 2004
  • pp: 5789–5794

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Improvement to reflective dielectric film color pictures

Joshua Kvavle, Cara Bell, Justin Henrie, Stephen Schultz, and Aaron Hawkins  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 23, pp. 5789-5794 (2004)

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This paper presents methods used to improve reflective dielectric film color pictures. These changes include improvements in color purity, increased brightness, and elimination of any light absorption within the film layers. The color picture is fabricated by varying the silicon dioxide film thicknesses across a silicon wafer and coating the entire wafer with a thin layer of silicon nitride. In addition to the demonstration of fabricated color pictures, we also present more detailed calculation of basis colors and provide details of the fabrication process.

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OCIS Codes
(330.1690) Vision, color, and visual optics : Color
(330.1710) Vision, color, and visual optics : Color, measurement

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: September 21, 2004
Revised Manuscript: November 5, 2004
Published: November 15, 2004

Joshua Kvavle, Cara Bell, Justin Henrie, Stephen Schultz, and Aaron Hawkins, "Improvement to reflective dielectric film color pictures," Opt. Express 12, 5789-5794 (2004)

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