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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 26 — Dec. 25, 2006
  • pp: 12613–12622

Narrow band resonant grating of 100% reflection under normal incidence

N. Destouches, J.-C. Pommier, O. Parriaux, T. Clausnitzer, N. Lyndin, and S. Tonchev  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 26, pp. 12613-12622 (2006)

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A resonant grating mirror comprising a multilayer submirror and a grating slab waveguide submirror exhibiting constructive mutual reflection is shown experimentally to provide zero transmission. Its reflection line width of less than 1 nm, its polarization selectivity and low overall loss make the device usable as a longitudinal mode filter in a disk laser in the 1000–1100 nm wavelength range.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1930) Diffraction and gratings : Dichroism
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(140.3570) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, single-mode
(230.4000) Optical devices : Microstructure fabrication
(310.2790) Thin films : Guided waves
(310.6860) Thin films : Thin films, optical properties

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: October 13, 2006
Revised Manuscript: November 7, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: November 7, 2006
Published: December 22, 2006

Nathalie Destouches, Jean-Claude Pommier, Olivier Parriaux, Tina Clausnitzer, Nikolai Lyndin, and Svetlen Tonchev, "Narrow band resonant grating of 100% reflection under normal incidence," Opt. Express 14, 12613-12622 (2006)

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