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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 25 — Dec. 8, 2008
  • pp: 21004–21011

High order diffraction grating using v-shaped groove with refractive and reflective surfaces

Do-Kyun Woo, Kazuhiro Hane, and Sun-Kyu Lee  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 25, pp. 21004-21011 (2008)

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This paper presents a noble diffractive grating so as to achieve high diffraction order. A v-shaped groove transmission grating with reflective and refractive surfaces (VGRRS) is proposed. Design, fabrication, and optical testing of the VGRRS are described. This grating is simulated by Rigorous coupled-Wave analysis (RCWA) for TE mode and fabricated by thermal evaporation on the replica which is obtained through a hot-embossing process using a v-shaped groove mold. The most important property of VGRRS is to conduct a high diffraction order at visible wavelengths. When used at the wavelength of 406nm, the VGRRS can strongly have two high diffracted lights in terms of -4th and -10th transmission diffraction orders.

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OCIS Codes
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: November 3, 2008
Revised Manuscript: November 30, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: December 1, 2008
Published: December 3, 2008

Do-Kyun Woo, Kazuhiro Hane, and Sun-Kyu Lee, "High order diffraction grating using v-shaped groove with refractive and reflective surfaces," Opt. Express 16, 21004-21011 (2008)

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