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  • Editor: Christian Seassal
  • Vol. 21, Iss. S3 — May. 6, 2013
  • pp: A576–A584

Pre-fractal multilayer structure for polarization- insensitive temporally and spatially coherent thermal emitter

M. C. Larciprete, A. Belardini, R. Li Voti, and C. Sibilia  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue S3, pp. A576-A584 (2013)

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We investigate electromagnetic wave propagation through one-dimensional stacks arranged as truncated pre-fractal Cantor multilayer. Taking into account materials’ dispersion as well as real absorptive losses, we studied the spectral and spatial emissivity in both on-axis and off-axis direction. The typical cavity mode resonances associated to the pre-fractal structure are exploited to design a polarization-insensitive infrared emitter pertaining both temporal and spatial coherence.

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OCIS Codes
(030.5620) Coherence and statistical optics : Radiative transfer
(260.3060) Physical optics : Infrared
(350.5610) Other areas of optics : Radiation

ToC Category:
Radiative Transfer

Original Manuscript: October 23, 2012
Revised Manuscript: December 3, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: December 4, 2012
Published: May 6, 2013

M. C. Larciprete, A. Belardini, R. Li Voti, and C. Sibilia, "Pre-fractal multilayer structure for polarization- insensitive temporally and spatially coherent thermal emitter," Opt. Express 21, A576-A584 (2013)

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