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Optimization Of Fourier Gratings
Author(s): Magnus Breidne; Daniel Maystre
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Paper Abstract

During recent years, the technique to blaze holographic diffraction gratings has been developed considerably. In particular, reproducible methods using successive exposures enable one to superpose several harmonic to the fundamental. So, it is possible to obtain what we call Fourier gratings. We show that by using only one harmonic, it is possible to find groove profiles having efficiency curves very close to - or even better than those of ruled gratings.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 February 1981
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0240, Periodic Structures, Gratings, Moire Patterns, and Diffraction Phenomena I, (10 February 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.965672
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Magnus Breidne, Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden)
Daniel Maystre, Laboratoire d'Optique Electromagnetique (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0240:
Periodic Structures, Gratings, Moire Patterns, and Diffraction Phenomena I
C. H. Chi; E. G. Loewen; C. L. O'Bryan III, Editor(s)

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