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Optical multilayers with an amorphous fluoropolymer
Author(s): Robert Chow; Gary E. Loomis; Edward F. Lindsey
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Paper Abstract

Multilayered coatings were made by physical vapor deposition (PVD) of a perfluorinated amorphous polymer, Teflon AF2400, together with other optical materials. A high reflector at 1064 nm was made with ZnS and AF2400. An all-organic 1064-nm reflector was made from AF2400 and polyethylene. Oxide (HfO2, SiO2) compatibility was also tested. Each multilayer system adhered to itself. The multilayers were influenced by coating stress and unintentional temperature rises during PVD deposition.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 September 1994
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2262, Optical Thin Films IV: New Developments, (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.185797
Show Author Affiliations
Robert Chow, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
Gary E. Loomis, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
Edward F. Lindsey, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2262:
Optical Thin Films IV: New Developments
James D. Rancourt, Editor(s)

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