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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 12 — Jun. 16, 2003
  • pp: 1392–1399

Design of the diffractive optical elements for synthetic spectra

Guangya Zhou, Francis E. H. Tay, and Fook Siong Chau  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 12, pp. 1392-1399 (2003)

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We present a novel efficient gradient-based optimization algorithm for the design of diffractive optical elements (DOE’s) for synthetic spectra applications. Two design examples are given. The results demonstrate that the DOE’s obtained by the proposed algorithm can accurately produce the desired intensity spectra at a predetermined diffraction angle.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1940) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics

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Original Manuscript: May 13, 2003
Revised Manuscript: June 4, 2003
Published: June 16, 2003

Guangya Zhou, Francis Tay, and Fook Chau, "Design of the diffractive optical elements for synthetic spectra," Opt. Express 11, 1392-1399 (2003)

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