We have solved the optimal taper design for minimizing reflection over a broad frequency band for a given tapered length. We believe this work will lead to significant improvement in developing broadband antireflective devices in many areas.
© 2013 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: December 6, 2012
Revised Manuscript: January 20, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 25, 2013
Published: February 22, 2013
Yinan Zhang, Changlin Li, and Marko Loncar, "Optimal broadband antireflective taper," Opt. Lett. 38, 646-648 (2013)