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Optical Engineering

Optical transmission of Mylar and Teflon films
Author(s): Zoltan Seres; Aaron Galonsky; Kazuo Ieki; Jon J. Kruse; Philip D. Zecher
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Paper Abstract

In an application involving light transmission via total internal reflection, the light is attenuated at each reflection by passage through a thin film. To choose a film that would minimize the attenuation we had to measure the optical properties of Mylar and Teflon. Our results showed that type-D Mylar was preferable.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1994
PDF: 3 pages
Opt. Eng. 33(9) doi: 10.1117/12.177513
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 33, Issue 9
Show Author Affiliations
Zoltan Seres, KFKI Research Inst. for Particle and Nuclear Phys. (Hungary)
Aaron Galonsky, Michigan State Univ. (United States)
Kazuo Ieki, Rikkyo Univ. (Japan)
Jon J. Kruse, Michigan State Univ. (United States)
Philip D. Zecher, Michigan State Univ. (United States)

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