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Inverse-grating diffraction problems in the coupled-wave analysis
Author(s): Markku Kuittinen; Timo Jaeaeskelaeinen
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Paper Abstract

The coupled multiwave diffraction approach together with an optimization method is applied to design gratings, which diffract one incoming beam into N output beams with a given power distribution. Several gratings have been designed. It is shown that by choosing the material parameters properly, relatively simple continuous grating profiles having better diffraction characteristics than Dammann gratings or kinoforms can be found.

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Date Published: 1 September 1991
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1507, Holographic Optics III: Principles and Applications, (1 September 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.47048
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Markku Kuittinen, Univ. of Kuopio (Finland)
Timo Jaeaeskelaeinen, Univ. of Kuopio (Finland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1507:
Holographic Optics III: Principles and Applications
G. Michael Morris, Editor(s)

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