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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 1996
  • pp: 1619–1621

Angle-resolved polarimetric phase measurement for the characterization of gratings

H. Giovannini, C. Deumié, H. Akhouayri, and C. Amra  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 20, pp. 1619-1621 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.001619


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Abstract

A goniometric ellipsometer is used to recover the optogeometrical parameters of metallic gratings. The phase difference between TE and TM polarizations in all the diffracted orders is measured as a function of the incidence angle. The groove depth, together with the refractive indices of all the media of the diffracting structure, is determined for a holographic sinusoidal aluminum grating. It is shown that a thin layer of alumina on top of the grating must be considered.

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History
Original Manuscript: June 10, 1996
Published: October 15, 1996

Citation
H. Giovannini, C. Deumié, H. Akhouayri, and C. Amra, "Angle-resolved polarimetric phase measurement for the characterization of gratings," Opt. Lett. 21, 1619-1621 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-20-1619


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