A. von Finck, Y. Wang, S. Schröder, S. Wilbrandt, O. Stenzel, and A. Duparré, "Reduction of Light Scattering from Contamination by Thin Film Coating Design,"
in Optical Interference Coatings 2016,
OSA Technical Digest (online)
(Optical Society of America, 2016), paper TC.7.
In most applications, contamination of optical thin film coatings is inevitable over time. We demonstrate that the coating design can be tailored to reduce light scattering arising from particle contamination.