Abstract

We present a simple, inexpensive, and effective method of applying antireflection coatings to zinc selenide windows designed to operate in the thermal infrared wavelength region.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article

References

  • View by:
  • |
  • |

  1. G. Smith, D. Naylor, and P. Feldman, “Measurements of atmospheric water vapor above Mauna Kea using an infrared radiometer,” Int. J. Infrared Millim. Waves 22, 661-678(2001).
    [CrossRef]
  2. D. Naylor, B. Gom, I. Schofield, G. Tompkins, and I.Chapman, “Remotely operated infrared radiometer for the measurement of atmospheric water vapour,” in Proc. SPIE 4820, 908-918(2003).
    [CrossRef]
  3. M. Born and E. Wolf, Principles of Optics, 7th ed. (Cambridge, 1999).
  4. I. Chapman, D. Naylor, and R. Phillips, “Correlation of atmospheric opacity measurements by SCUBA and an infrared radiometer,” Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 354, 621-628 (2004).
    [CrossRef]

2004 (1)

I. Chapman, D. Naylor, and R. Phillips, “Correlation of atmospheric opacity measurements by SCUBA and an infrared radiometer,” Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 354, 621-628 (2004).
[CrossRef]

2003 (1)

D. Naylor, B. Gom, I. Schofield, G. Tompkins, and I.Chapman, “Remotely operated infrared radiometer for the measurement of atmospheric water vapour,” in Proc. SPIE 4820, 908-918(2003).
[CrossRef]

2001 (1)

G. Smith, D. Naylor, and P. Feldman, “Measurements of atmospheric water vapor above Mauna Kea using an infrared radiometer,” Int. J. Infrared Millim. Waves 22, 661-678(2001).
[CrossRef]

Int. J. Infrared Millim. Waves (1)

G. Smith, D. Naylor, and P. Feldman, “Measurements of atmospheric water vapor above Mauna Kea using an infrared radiometer,” Int. J. Infrared Millim. Waves 22, 661-678(2001).
[CrossRef]

Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. (1)

I. Chapman, D. Naylor, and R. Phillips, “Correlation of atmospheric opacity measurements by SCUBA and an infrared radiometer,” Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 354, 621-628 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Proc. SPIE (1)

D. Naylor, B. Gom, I. Schofield, G. Tompkins, and I.Chapman, “Remotely operated infrared radiometer for the measurement of atmospheric water vapour,” in Proc. SPIE 4820, 908-918(2003).
[CrossRef]

Other (1)

M. Born and E. Wolf, Principles of Optics, 7th ed. (Cambridge, 1999).

Cited By

OSA participates in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. Citing articles from OSA journals and other participating publishers are listed here.

Alert me when this article is cited.


Figures (2)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Schematic of the vacuum oven press assembly used to apply the antireflection PP coating to the ZnSe window.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Measured transmission of a 1 mm thick piece of ZnSe with (dashed curve) and without (solid curve) a 3.3 μm coating of PP on both surfaces. The dotted curve shows the expected improvement predicted by theory. The bandpass of the radiometer is indicated by the vertical lines.

Equations (1)

Equations on this page are rendered with MathJax. Learn more.

r = n 2 n 1 n 2 + n 1 , t = 2 n 1 n 2 + n 1 .

Metrics