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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 16 — Aug. 12, 2013
  • pp: 18640–18645

Improvement of diffraction efficiency of dielectric transmission gratings using anti-reflection coatings

K. Nagashima, A. Kosuge, Y. Ochi, and M. Tanaka  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 16, pp. 18640-18645 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.018640


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Abstract

A novel method for increasing diffraction efficiency of transmission gratings is proposed. In this method, dielectric multilayers are inserted between a grating region and a substrate. These multilayers work as an anti-reflection coating for the transmission grating. It is presented that a grating with 1740 grooves/mm has the diffraction efficiency over 99% using this anti-reflection coating.

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

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

History
Original Manuscript: May 31, 2013
Revised Manuscript: July 9, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: July 15, 2013
Published: July 29, 2013

Citation
K. Nagashima, A. Kosuge, Y. Ochi, and M. Tanaka, "Improvement of diffraction efficiency of dielectric transmission gratings using anti-reflection coatings," Opt. Express 21, 18640-18645 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-16-18640


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