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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 2013
  • pp: 3377–3379

Extra high reflection coating with negative extinction coefficient

Yu-Jen Chen, Cheng-Chung Lee, Sheng-Hui Chen, and François Flory  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 17, pp. 3377-3379 (2013)

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This Letter designed an extra high reflection filter by using multilayers with a negative k, commonly referred to as gain layers. The gain layer was fabricated by embedding CdS quantum dots in a dielectric layer. Experimental results indicated that the effective k value is around 0.0008. The associated optical and physical properties were also discussed. The application of gain layers is very forward-looking.

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OCIS Codes
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(310.0310) Thin films : Thin films

ToC Category:
Thin Films

Original Manuscript: June 4, 2013
Revised Manuscript: July 11, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: August 3, 2013
Published: August 26, 2013

Yu-Jen Chen, Cheng-Chung Lee, Sheng-Hui Chen, and François Flory, "Extra high reflection coating with negative extinction coefficient," Opt. Lett. 38, 3377-3379 (2013)

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