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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 8 — Apr. 14, 2008
  • pp: 5577–5584

Highly-dispersive dielectric transmission gratings with 100% diffraction efficiency

T. Clausnitzer, T. Kämpfe, E.-B. Kley, A. Tünnermann, A. V. Tishchenko, and O. Parriaux  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 8, pp. 5577-5584 (2008)

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A new approach for the realization of highly dispersive dielectric transmission gratings is presented, which enables the suppression of any reflection losses and, thus, 100% diffraction efficiency. By applying a simple two-mode-model a comprehensible explanation as well as a theoretical design of such a reflection-free transmission grating is presented.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(230.1950) Optical devices : Diffraction gratings

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: February 7, 2008
Revised Manuscript: March 31, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: April 2, 2008
Published: April 7, 2008

T. Clausnitzer, T. Kämpfe, E.-B. Kley, A. Tünnermann, A. V. Tishchenko, and O. Parriaux, "Highly-dispersive dielectric transmission gratings with 100% diffraction efficiency," Opt. Express 16, 5577-5584 (2008)

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