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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 19 — Sep. 14, 2009
  • pp: 16920–16926

Jump method for optical thin film design

Lei Li, Qiong-Hua Wang, Da-Hai Li, and Hua-Rong Peng  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 19, pp. 16920-16926 (2009)

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This paper proposes a method called Jump method for optimization of optical thin films. The method is the combination of local search strategy using modified Coordinate-Wise Algorithm and global search strategy using modified Evolutionary Algorithm. Jump method can evolve the designs of optical thin films for good performances. The design of a dielectric beam splitter and an edge filter as examples is carried out and the results indicate that Jump method is a very robust algorithm for optical thin film designs.

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OCIS Codes
(310.0310) Thin films : Thin films
(310.4165) Thin films : Multilayer design

ToC Category:
Thin Films

Original Manuscript: July 17, 2009
Revised Manuscript: July 29, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: August 28, 2009
Published: September 8, 2009

Lei Li, Qiong-Hua Wang, Da-Hai Li, and Hua-Rong Peng, "Jump method for optical thin film design," Opt. Express 17, 16920-16926 (2009)

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