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Epstein equivalent layer versus Chebyshev polynomial synthesis in optical interference coating design
Author(s): Alfred J. Thelen
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Paper Abstract

The two main synthesis methods of optical interference coating design, Epstein equivalentlayersynthesis andChebyshevpolynomial synthesis, areevaluated, characterized and compared. Epstein designs are easier to produce. Chebyshev designs are superior but, because of implementation problems, often turn out worse than Epstein designs. This could change in 1 ight of recent progresses in rf-sputtering.

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Date Published: 1 August 1990
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1270, Optical Thin Films and Applications, (1 August 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.20358
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Alfred J. Thelen, Ingenieurbuero Thelen (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1270:
Optical Thin Films and Applications
Reinhard Herrmann, Editor(s)

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