Abstract

Refinement and thin film synthesis methods were used by members of six different institutions to design anti-reflection coatings for germanium substrates. The solutions are based on the use of zinc sulfide and germanium layers only. Several systems were found with an average reflectance that is less than 1% in the 7.7 to 12.3 μm spectral region.

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

P. W. Baumeister, “Antireflection Coatings with Chebyshev or Butterworh Response: Design,” Appl. Opt. 24, 4568 (1985).

1983 (1)

1982 (1)

1981 (2)

1979 (1)

1978 (2)

1977 (1)

1974 (1)

1973 (1)

1968 (1)

O. S. Heavens, H. M. Liddell, “Least Squares Method for the Automatic Design of Multi-layers,” Opt. Acta 15, 129 (1968).

1965 (1)

1958 (1)

1952 (1)

Baumeister, P.

Baumeister, P. W.

P. W. Baumeister, “Antireflection Coatings with Chebyshev or Butterworh Response: Design,” Appl. Opt. 24, 4568 (1985).

C. Ufford, P. W. Baumeister, “Graphical Aids in the Use of Equivalent Index in Multilayer-Filter Design,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. 64, 329 (1974).
[CrossRef]

Bloom, A.

Bukay, H.

Ceren, E.

Dobrowolski, J. A.

Epstein, L. I.

Grey, D. S.

R. J. Pegis, D. S. Grey, T. P. Vogl, A. K. Rigler, “The Generalized Orthonormal Optimization Program and its Applications,” in Recent Advances in Optimization Techniques, A. Lavi, T. P. Vogl, Eds. (Wiley, New York, 1965).

Heavens, O. S.

O. S. Heavens, H. M. Liddell, “Least Squares Method for the Automatic Design of Multi-layers,” Opt. Acta 15, 129 (1968).

Holm, C.

Jones, E.

G. Matthaei, L. Young, E. Jones, Microwave Filters, Impedance Matching Networks, and Coupling Structures (McGraw-Hill, New York, 1964), p. 39.

Liddell, H. M.

O. S. Heavens, H. M. Liddell, “Least Squares Method for the Automatic Design of Multi-layers,” Opt. Acta 15, 129 (1968).

Lowe, D.

Lubezky, I.

Matthaei, G.

G. Matthaei, L. Young, E. Jones, Microwave Filters, Impedance Matching Networks, and Coupling Structures (McGraw-Hill, New York, 1964), p. 39.

Mistree, F.

T. E. Shoup, F. Mistree, Optimization Methods with Applications for Personal Computers (Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1987).

Moore, R.

Ohmer, M. C.

Pegis, R. J.

R. J. Pegis, D. S. Grey, T. P. Vogl, A. K. Rigler, “The Generalized Orthonormal Optimization Program and its Applications,” in Recent Advances in Optimization Techniques, A. Lavi, T. P. Vogl, Eds. (Wiley, New York, 1965).

Pelletier, E.

E. Pelletier, “Calcul et Réalisation de Revétements Multidiélectriques Présentant des Caractéristiques Spectrales Imposées,” Thesis, Faculté des Sciences d’Orsay (1970).

Rigler, A. K.

R. J. Pegis, D. S. Grey, T. P. Vogl, A. K. Rigler, “The Generalized Orthonormal Optimization Program and its Applications,” in Recent Advances in Optimization Techniques, A. Lavi, T. P. Vogl, Eds. (Wiley, New York, 1965).

Shoup, T. E.

T. E. Shoup, F. Mistree, Optimization Methods with Applications for Personal Computers (Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1987).

Southwell, W.

Tang, J. F.

Taubenfeld, Z.

Ufford, C.

Vogl, T. P.

R. J. Pegis, D. S. Grey, T. P. Vogl, A. K. Rigler, “The Generalized Orthonormal Optimization Program and its Applications,” in Recent Advances in Optimization Techniques, A. Lavi, T. P. Vogl, Eds. (Wiley, New York, 1965).

Walsh, K.

Wild, W. J.

Young, L.

G. Matthaei, L. Young, E. Jones, Microwave Filters, Impedance Matching Networks, and Coupling Structures (McGraw-Hill, New York, 1964), p. 39.

Zheng, O.

Zipin, H.

Appl. Opt. (10)

J. Opt. Soc. Am. (6)

Opt. Acta (1)

O. S. Heavens, H. M. Liddell, “Least Squares Method for the Automatic Design of Multi-layers,” Opt. Acta 15, 129 (1968).

Opt. Lett. (1)

Other (5)

R. J. Pegis, D. S. Grey, T. P. Vogl, A. K. Rigler, “The Generalized Orthonormal Optimization Program and its Applications,” in Recent Advances in Optimization Techniques, A. Lavi, T. P. Vogl, Eds. (Wiley, New York, 1965).

E. Pelletier, “Calcul et Réalisation de Revétements Multidiélectriques Présentant des Caractéristiques Spectrales Imposées,” Thesis, Faculté des Sciences d’Orsay (1970).

T. E. Shoup, F. Mistree, Optimization Methods with Applications for Personal Computers (Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1987).

P. Baumeister, Optical Coating Technology Lecture Notes for the Five Day Short Course Engineering 823.17 at the UCLA Extension (1986), paragraph 4.7.2.

G. Matthaei, L. Young, E. Jones, Microwave Filters, Impedance Matching Networks, and Coupling Structures (McGraw-Hill, New York, 1964), p. 39.

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