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  • Vol. 20, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 1995
  • pp: 940–942

High-efficiency multilayer dielectric diffraction gratings

M. D. Perry, R. D. Boyd, J. A. Britten, D. Decker, B. W. Shore, C. Shannon, and E. Shults  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 20, Issue 8, pp. 940-942 (1995)

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The design and performance of a new type of high-efficiency diffraction grating for use in either transmission or reflection are described. The gratings are produced in a multilayer dielectric coating deposited upon optically flat substrates. By proper design of the multilayer stack and grating structure, a diffraction efficiency in excess of 96% for polarized light in the m = −1 order in reflection has been achieved.

© 1995 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: January 27, 1995
Published: April 15, 1995

M. D. Perry, C. Shannon, E. Shults, R. D. Boyd, J. A. Britten, D. Decker, and B. W. Shore, "High-efficiency multilayer dielectric diffraction gratings," Opt. Lett. 20, 940-942 (1995)

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