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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2013
  • pp: 646–648

Optimal broadband antireflective taper

Yinan Zhang, Changlin Li, and Marko Loncar  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 5, pp. 646-648 (2013)

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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

OCIS Codes
(310.1210) Thin films : Antireflection coatings
(050.6624) Diffraction and gratings : Subwavelength structures
(310.6805) Thin films : Theory and design

ToC Category:
Thin Films

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)

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