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Low loss ion beam sputtered optical coatings and their applications
Author(s): R. Lalezari
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Paper Abstract

Continued advances in polishing, thin films coating and metrology have facilitated the routine production of optical coatings with losses in the few part per million range. Optical components and coatings with extremely low levels of loss have enabled a number of applications. A brief historical background of ion beam sputtering, substrate requirements, recent results as well as a brief discussion of applications of low loss IBS coated optics are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 November 2011
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 8190, Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials: 2011, 819003 (23 November 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.903634
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R. Lalezari, Advanced Thin Films (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8190:
Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials: 2011
Gregory J. Exarhos; Vitaly E. Gruzdev; Joseph A. Menapace; Detlev Ristau; M. J. Soileau, Editor(s)

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