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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 19 — Sep. 20, 2004
  • pp: 4476–4482

Optical properties calculated for multidielectric quarter-wave coatings on microspheres

P. Voarino, C. Deumié, and C. Amra  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 19, pp. 4476-4482 (2004)

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Optical properties of overcoated microspheres are calculated and compared to those of planar multilayers, in regard to the sphere diameter. The classical criteria for in-situ optical monitoring is analyzed to control the growth of films on the spheres. Most coatings are multi-dielectric quarter-wave stacks used in the thin film community.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(290.4020) Scattering : Mie theory
(310.1620) Thin films : Interference coatings

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: August 2, 2004
Revised Manuscript: September 8, 2004
Published: September 20, 2004

Philippe Voarino, C. Deumié, and C. Amra, "Optical properties calculated for multidielectric quarter-wave coatings on microspheres," Opt. Express 12, 4476-4482 (2004)

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