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Invited Paper Thin Film Technology In Design And Production Of Optical Systems
Author(s): K. H. Guenther; R. Menningen; C A. Burke
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Paper Abstract

Basic optical properties of dielectric thin films for interference applications and of metallic optical coatings are reviewed. Some design considerations of how to use thin films best in optical systems are given, and some aspects of thin film production technology relevant to the optical designer and the optician are addressed. The necessity of proper specifications, inclusive of test methods, is emphasized.

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Date Published: 26 October 1983
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 0399, Optical System Design, Analysis, and Production, (26 October 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.935438
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K. H. Guenther, Balzers AG (Liechtenstein)
R. Menningen, Balzers AG (Liechtenstein)
C A. Burke, Balzers Optical Group (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0399:
Optical System Design, Analysis, and Production
Robert E. Fischer; Philip J. Rogers, Editor(s)

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