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Multiple solutions to the synthesis of graded index optical coatings
Author(s): Pierre G. Verly; Alexander V. Tikhonravov; A. D. Poezd
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Paper Abstract

A set of equivalent solutions to the synthesis of graded index optical coatings is obtained by a combustion of Fourier Transform techniques and special properties of the reflection coefficients in the plane of complex wavenumbers. A mathematical transformation changes the phase shift in reflection without affecting the reflectance, and the resulting refractive index profiles are calculated. Disposing of a set of solutions, one has then the possibility of selecting the most attractive for a practical implementation.

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Date Published: 2 November 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2046, Inhomogeneous and Quasi-Inhomogeneous Optical Coatings, (2 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.163551
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Pierre G. Verly, National Research Council of Canada (Canada)
Alexander V. Tikhonravov, Moscow State Univ. (Russia)
A. D. Poezd, Moscow State Univ. (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2046:
Inhomogeneous and Quasi-Inhomogeneous Optical Coatings
Jerzy A. Dobrowolski; Pierre G. Verly, Editor(s)

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