A method of replicating randomly rough surfaces fabricated in photoresist has been developed, enabling comparisons of the scattered light to be made between identical diffusers made from different materials. Experimental measurements on one-dimensional metal (gold) and dielectric surfaces are presented, and some initial comparisons with numerical calculations are made.
© 1989 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: June 9, 1989
Manuscript Accepted: August 8, 1989
Published: November 1, 1989
A. J. Sant, J. C. Dainty, and M.-J. Kim, "Comparison of surface scattering between identical, randomly rough metal and dielectric diffusers," Opt. Lett. 14, 1183-1185 (1989)