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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 3 — Jan. 31, 2011
  • pp: 2371–2380

Robust synthesis of dispersive mirrors

V. Pervak, M. K. Trubetskov, and A. V. Tikhonravov  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 3, pp. 2371-2380 (2011)

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A synthesis technique allowing to obtain a set of robust designs is reported. The robust synthesis is based on simultaneous optimization of spectral characteristics of multiple designs located in a small neighborhood of a so-called pivotal design. Efficiency of this technique is demonstrated by the synthesis and successful experimental realization of a high dispersive mirror. The fabricated dispersive mirror covers 690-890 nm wavelength range and provides the dispersion of −300 fs2 at 800 nm.

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OCIS Codes
(310.1620) Thin films : Interference coatings
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression
(310.4165) Thin films : Multilayer design
(310.5696) Thin films : Refinement and synthesis methods

ToC Category:
Thin Films

Original Manuscript: December 13, 2010
Revised Manuscript: January 17, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: January 18, 2011
Published: January 25, 2011

V. Pervak, M. K. Trubetskov, and A. V. Tikhonravov, "Robust synthesis of dispersive mirrors," Opt. Express 19, 2371-2380 (2011)

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