Abstract

Copper island films have been prepared by thermal evaporation in vacuum and characterized by in situ as well as ex situ spectrophotometry. The parallel investigation of the island morphology by means of transmission electron microscopy allowed us to establish a clear correlation between film structure and optical properties. The effective optical constants of the copper island films could be determined by means of a fit of their ex situ transmission and reflection spectra. The effective optical constants have been used for designing and preparing optical multilayer coatings applicable for attenuator or color filter specifications. Measured characteristics of the multilayer coatings are in very good agreement with the calculated spectra.

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2012 (1)

O. Stenzel, U. Schulz, and N. Kaiser, “Tailoring optical and non-optical properties of interference coating materials through the explicit use of small-scale optical inhomogeneities,” Adv. Opt. Technol. 1, 79–89 (2012).
[CrossRef]

2011 (5)

2009 (2)

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, N. Kaiser, M. Vinnichenko, F. Munnik, A. Kolitsch, A. Chuvilin, U. Kaiser, J. Ebert, S. Jakobs, A. Kaless, S. Wüthrich, O. Treichel, B. Wunderlich, M. Bitzer, and M. Grössl, “The correlation between mechanical stress, thermal shift and refractive index in HfO2, Nb2O5, Ta2O5 and SiO2 layers and its relation to the layer porosity,” Thin Solid Films 517, 6058–6068(2009).
[CrossRef]

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, K. Friedrich, and N. Kaiser, “Realistische modellierung der NIR/VIS/UV-optischen konstanten dünner optischer schichten im rahmen des oszillatormodells, ” Vak. Forsch. Prax. 21, 15–23 (2009).
[CrossRef]

2008 (1)

S. Wilbrandt, O. Stenzel, and N. Kaiser, “All-optical in-situ analysis of PIAD deposition processes,” Proc. SPIE 7101, 71010D (2008).
[CrossRef]

2007 (1)

2006 (1)

S. Kachan, O. Stenzel, and A. Ponyavina, “High-absorbing gradient multilayer coatings with silver nanoparticles,” Appl. Phys. B 84, 281–287 (2006).
[CrossRef]

1999 (4)

A. Lebedev, O. Stenzel, M. Quinten, A. Stendal, M. Röder, M. Schreiber, and D. R. T. Zahn, “A statistical approach for interpreting the optical spectra of metal island films: effects of multiple scattering in a statistical assembly of spheres,” J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. 1, 573–580, (1999).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

F. Stietz and F. Träger, “Monodisperse metallcluster auf oberflächen,” Phys. Bl. 55, 57–60, (1999).

1995 (1)

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, A. Stendal, U. Beckers, K. Voigtsberger, C. von Borczyskowski,, “The incorporation of metal clusters into thin organic dye layers as a method for producing strongly absorbing composite layers: an oscillator model approach to resonant metal cluster absorption,” J. Phys. D 28, 2154–2162 (1995).
[CrossRef]

1984 (1)

A. Wokaun, “Surface-enhanced electromagnetic processes,” Solid State Phys. 38, 223–294 (1984).
[CrossRef]

1982 (1)

J. M. Gerardy and M. Ausloos, “Absorption spectrum of clusters of spheres from the general solution of Maxwell’s equations. II. optical properties of aggregated metal spheres,” Phys. Rev. B 25, 4204–4229 (1982).
[CrossRef]

1974 (1)

T. Yamaguchi, S. Yoshida, and A. Kinbara, “Optical effect of the substrate on the anomalous absorption of aggregated silver films,” Thin Solid Films 21, 173–187 (1974).
[CrossRef]

1908 (1)

D. G. Mie, “Beiträge zur optik trüber medien, speziell kolloidaler metallösungen,” Ann. Phys. 330, 377–445(1908).
[CrossRef]

Ahn, H. G.

Albert, J.

Amotchkina, T.

Amotchkina, T. V.

Ausloos, M.

J. M. Gerardy and M. Ausloos, “Absorption spectrum of clusters of spheres from the general solution of Maxwell’s equations. II. optical properties of aggregated metal spheres,” Phys. Rev. B 25, 4204–4229 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Barry, S. T.

Beckers, U.

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, A. Stendal, U. Beckers, K. Voigtsberger, C. von Borczyskowski,, “The incorporation of metal clusters into thin organic dye layers as a method for producing strongly absorbing composite layers: an oscillator model approach to resonant metal cluster absorption,” J. Phys. D 28, 2154–2162 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Bischoff, M.

O. Stenzel, P. Heger, M. Bischoff, S. Wilbrandt, and N. Kaiser, “Novel optical coating concepts based on nanostructured thin solid films,” in Physics, Chemistry and Application of Nanostructures, V. E. Borisenko, S. V. Gaponenko, and V. S. Gurin, eds. (World Scientific, 2005), pp. 28–35.

Bitzer, M.

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, N. Kaiser, M. Vinnichenko, F. Munnik, A. Kolitsch, A. Chuvilin, U. Kaiser, J. Ebert, S. Jakobs, A. Kaless, S. Wüthrich, O. Treichel, B. Wunderlich, M. Bitzer, and M. Grössl, “The correlation between mechanical stress, thermal shift and refractive index in HfO2, Nb2O5, Ta2O5 and SiO2 layers and its relation to the layer porosity,” Thin Solid Films 517, 6058–6068(2009).
[CrossRef]

Born, M.

M. Born and E. Wolf, Principles of Optics (Pergamon, 1968), pp. 633–665.

Choi, M.

Chuvilin, A.

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, N. Kaiser, M. Vinnichenko, F. Munnik, A. Kolitsch, A. Chuvilin, U. Kaiser, J. Ebert, S. Jakobs, A. Kaless, S. Wüthrich, O. Treichel, B. Wunderlich, M. Bitzer, and M. Grössl, “The correlation between mechanical stress, thermal shift and refractive index in HfO2, Nb2O5, Ta2O5 and SiO2 layers and its relation to the layer porosity,” Thin Solid Films 517, 6058–6068(2009).
[CrossRef]

Coyle, J. P.

Ebert, J.

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, N. Kaiser, M. Vinnichenko, F. Munnik, A. Kolitsch, A. Chuvilin, U. Kaiser, J. Ebert, S. Jakobs, A. Kaless, S. Wüthrich, O. Treichel, B. Wunderlich, M. Bitzer, and M. Grössl, “The correlation between mechanical stress, thermal shift and refractive index in HfO2, Nb2O5, Ta2O5 and SiO2 layers and its relation to the layer porosity,” Thin Solid Films 517, 6058–6068(2009).
[CrossRef]

Friedrich, K.

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, K. Friedrich, and N. Kaiser, “Realistische modellierung der NIR/VIS/UV-optischen konstanten dünner optischer schichten im rahmen des oszillatormodells, ” Vak. Forsch. Prax. 21, 15–23 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Gartz, M.

A. N. Lebedev, M. Gartz, U. Kreibig, and O. Stenzel, “Optical extinction by spherical particles in an absorbing medium: application to composite absorbing films,” Eur. Phys. J. D 6, 365–373 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Gerardy, J. M.

J. M. Gerardy and M. Ausloos, “Absorption spectrum of clusters of spheres from the general solution of Maxwell’s equations. II. optical properties of aggregated metal spheres,” Phys. Rev. B 25, 4204–4229 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Grössl, M.

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, N. Kaiser, M. Vinnichenko, F. Munnik, A. Kolitsch, A. Chuvilin, U. Kaiser, J. Ebert, S. Jakobs, A. Kaless, S. Wüthrich, O. Treichel, B. Wunderlich, M. Bitzer, and M. Grössl, “The correlation between mechanical stress, thermal shift and refractive index in HfO2, Nb2O5, Ta2O5 and SiO2 layers and its relation to the layer porosity,” Thin Solid Films 517, 6058–6068(2009).
[CrossRef]

Heger, P.

O. Stenzel, P. Heger, M. Bischoff, S. Wilbrandt, and N. Kaiser, “Novel optical coating concepts based on nanostructured thin solid films,” in Physics, Chemistry and Application of Nanostructures, V. E. Borisenko, S. V. Gaponenko, and V. S. Gurin, eds. (World Scientific, 2005), pp. 28–35.

Jakobs, S.

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, N. Kaiser, M. Vinnichenko, F. Munnik, A. Kolitsch, A. Chuvilin, U. Kaiser, J. Ebert, S. Jakobs, A. Kaless, S. Wüthrich, O. Treichel, B. Wunderlich, M. Bitzer, and M. Grössl, “The correlation between mechanical stress, thermal shift and refractive index in HfO2, Nb2O5, Ta2O5 and SiO2 layers and its relation to the layer porosity,” Thin Solid Films 517, 6058–6068(2009).
[CrossRef]

Janicki, V.

Je, K. C.

Ju, H.

Kachan, S.

S. Kachan, O. Stenzel, and A. Ponyavina, “High-absorbing gradient multilayer coatings with silver nanoparticles,” Appl. Phys. B 84, 281–287 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Kaiser, N.

O. Stenzel, U. Schulz, and N. Kaiser, “Tailoring optical and non-optical properties of interference coating materials through the explicit use of small-scale optical inhomogeneities,” Adv. Opt. Technol. 1, 79–89 (2012).
[CrossRef]

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, N. Kaiser, M. Vinnichenko, F. Munnik, A. Kolitsch, A. Chuvilin, U. Kaiser, J. Ebert, S. Jakobs, A. Kaless, S. Wüthrich, O. Treichel, B. Wunderlich, M. Bitzer, and M. Grössl, “The correlation between mechanical stress, thermal shift and refractive index in HfO2, Nb2O5, Ta2O5 and SiO2 layers and its relation to the layer porosity,” Thin Solid Films 517, 6058–6068(2009).
[CrossRef]

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, K. Friedrich, and N. Kaiser, “Realistische modellierung der NIR/VIS/UV-optischen konstanten dünner optischer schichten im rahmen des oszillatormodells, ” Vak. Forsch. Prax. 21, 15–23 (2009).
[CrossRef]

S. Wilbrandt, O. Stenzel, and N. Kaiser, “All-optical in-situ analysis of PIAD deposition processes,” Proc. SPIE 7101, 71010D (2008).
[CrossRef]

O. Stenzel, P. Heger, M. Bischoff, S. Wilbrandt, and N. Kaiser, “Novel optical coating concepts based on nanostructured thin solid films,” in Physics, Chemistry and Application of Nanostructures, V. E. Borisenko, S. V. Gaponenko, and V. S. Gurin, eds. (World Scientific, 2005), pp. 28–35.

Kaiser, U.

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, N. Kaiser, M. Vinnichenko, F. Munnik, A. Kolitsch, A. Chuvilin, U. Kaiser, J. Ebert, S. Jakobs, A. Kaless, S. Wüthrich, O. Treichel, B. Wunderlich, M. Bitzer, and M. Grössl, “The correlation between mechanical stress, thermal shift and refractive index in HfO2, Nb2O5, Ta2O5 and SiO2 layers and its relation to the layer porosity,” Thin Solid Films 517, 6058–6068(2009).
[CrossRef]

Kaless, A.

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, N. Kaiser, M. Vinnichenko, F. Munnik, A. Kolitsch, A. Chuvilin, U. Kaiser, J. Ebert, S. Jakobs, A. Kaless, S. Wüthrich, O. Treichel, B. Wunderlich, M. Bitzer, and M. Grössl, “The correlation between mechanical stress, thermal shift and refractive index in HfO2, Nb2O5, Ta2O5 and SiO2 layers and its relation to the layer porosity,” Thin Solid Films 517, 6058–6068(2009).
[CrossRef]

Kinbara, A.

T. Yamaguchi, S. Yoshida, and A. Kinbara, “Optical effect of the substrate on the anomalous absorption of aggregated silver films,” Thin Solid Films 21, 173–187 (1974).
[CrossRef]

Kolitsch, A.

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, N. Kaiser, M. Vinnichenko, F. Munnik, A. Kolitsch, A. Chuvilin, U. Kaiser, J. Ebert, S. Jakobs, A. Kaless, S. Wüthrich, O. Treichel, B. Wunderlich, M. Bitzer, and M. Grössl, “The correlation between mechanical stress, thermal shift and refractive index in HfO2, Nb2O5, Ta2O5 and SiO2 layers and its relation to the layer porosity,” Thin Solid Films 517, 6058–6068(2009).
[CrossRef]

Kreibig, U.

A. N. Lebedev, M. Gartz, U. Kreibig, and O. Stenzel, “Optical extinction by spherical particles in an absorbing medium: application to composite absorbing films,” Eur. Phys. J. D 6, 365–373 (1999).
[CrossRef]

U. Kreibig and M. Vollmer, Optical Properties of Metal Clusters, Vol. 25 in Springer Series in Material Science (Springer-Verlag, 1995), pp. 13–152.

Landau, L. D.

L. D. Landau and E. M. Lifschitz, Lehrbuch der theoretischen Bd. Physik VIII: Elektrodynamik der Kontinua [Textbook of Theoretical Physics, Vol. 8: Electrodynamics of Continua] (Akademie-Verlag, 1985), pp. 23–35.

Lebedev, A.

A. Lebedev, O. Stenzel, M. Quinten, A. Stendal, M. Röder, M. Schreiber, and D. R. T. Zahn, “A statistical approach for interpreting the optical spectra of metal island films: effects of multiple scattering in a statistical assembly of spheres,” J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. 1, 573–580, (1999).
[CrossRef]

Lebedev, A. N.

A. N. Lebedev, M. Gartz, U. Kreibig, and O. Stenzel, “Optical extinction by spherical particles in an absorbing medium: application to composite absorbing films,” Eur. Phys. J. D 6, 365–373 (1999).
[CrossRef]

A. N. Lebedev and O. Stenzel, “Optical extinction of an assembly of spherical particles in an absorbing medium: application to silver clusters in absorbing organic materials,” Eur. Phys. J. D 7, 83–88 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Lifschitz, E. M.

L. D. Landau and E. M. Lifschitz, Lehrbuch der theoretischen Bd. Physik VIII: Elektrodynamik der Kontinua [Textbook of Theoretical Physics, Vol. 8: Electrodynamics of Continua] (Akademie-Verlag, 1985), pp. 23–35.

Mie, D. G.

D. G. Mie, “Beiträge zur optik trüber medien, speziell kolloidaler metallösungen,” Ann. Phys. 330, 377–445(1908).
[CrossRef]

Munnik, F.

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, N. Kaiser, M. Vinnichenko, F. Munnik, A. Kolitsch, A. Chuvilin, U. Kaiser, J. Ebert, S. Jakobs, A. Kaless, S. Wüthrich, O. Treichel, B. Wunderlich, M. Bitzer, and M. Grössl, “The correlation between mechanical stress, thermal shift and refractive index in HfO2, Nb2O5, Ta2O5 and SiO2 layers and its relation to the layer porosity,” Thin Solid Films 517, 6058–6068(2009).
[CrossRef]

Park, C. W.

Park, S. H.

Ponyavina, A.

S. Kachan, O. Stenzel, and A. Ponyavina, “High-absorbing gradient multilayer coatings with silver nanoparticles,” Appl. Phys. B 84, 281–287 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Quinten, M.

A. Lebedev, O. Stenzel, M. Quinten, A. Stendal, M. Röder, M. Schreiber, and D. R. T. Zahn, “A statistical approach for interpreting the optical spectra of metal island films: effects of multiple scattering in a statistical assembly of spheres,” J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. 1, 573–580, (1999).
[CrossRef]

M. Quinten, Optical Properties of Nanoparticle Systems: Mie and Beyond (Wiley VCH, 2011), pp. 317–341.

Röder, M.

A. Lebedev, O. Stenzel, M. Quinten, A. Stendal, M. Röder, M. Schreiber, and D. R. T. Zahn, “A statistical approach for interpreting the optical spectra of metal island films: effects of multiple scattering in a statistical assembly of spheres,” J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. 1, 573–580, (1999).
[CrossRef]

Sancho-Parramon, J.

Schreiber, M.

A. Lebedev, O. Stenzel, M. Quinten, A. Stendal, M. Röder, M. Schreiber, and D. R. T. Zahn, “A statistical approach for interpreting the optical spectra of metal island films: effects of multiple scattering in a statistical assembly of spheres,” J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. 1, 573–580, (1999).
[CrossRef]

Schulz, U.

O. Stenzel, U. Schulz, and N. Kaiser, “Tailoring optical and non-optical properties of interference coating materials through the explicit use of small-scale optical inhomogeneities,” Adv. Opt. Technol. 1, 79–89 (2012).
[CrossRef]

Shao, L. Y.

Stendal, A.

A. Lebedev, O. Stenzel, M. Quinten, A. Stendal, M. Röder, M. Schreiber, and D. R. T. Zahn, “A statistical approach for interpreting the optical spectra of metal island films: effects of multiple scattering in a statistical assembly of spheres,” J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. 1, 573–580, (1999).
[CrossRef]

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, A. Stendal, U. Beckers, K. Voigtsberger, C. von Borczyskowski,, “The incorporation of metal clusters into thin organic dye layers as a method for producing strongly absorbing composite layers: an oscillator model approach to resonant metal cluster absorption,” J. Phys. D 28, 2154–2162 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Stenzel, O.

O. Stenzel, U. Schulz, and N. Kaiser, “Tailoring optical and non-optical properties of interference coating materials through the explicit use of small-scale optical inhomogeneities,” Adv. Opt. Technol. 1, 79–89 (2012).
[CrossRef]

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, N. Kaiser, M. Vinnichenko, F. Munnik, A. Kolitsch, A. Chuvilin, U. Kaiser, J. Ebert, S. Jakobs, A. Kaless, S. Wüthrich, O. Treichel, B. Wunderlich, M. Bitzer, and M. Grössl, “The correlation between mechanical stress, thermal shift and refractive index in HfO2, Nb2O5, Ta2O5 and SiO2 layers and its relation to the layer porosity,” Thin Solid Films 517, 6058–6068(2009).
[CrossRef]

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, K. Friedrich, and N. Kaiser, “Realistische modellierung der NIR/VIS/UV-optischen konstanten dünner optischer schichten im rahmen des oszillatormodells, ” Vak. Forsch. Prax. 21, 15–23 (2009).
[CrossRef]

S. Wilbrandt, O. Stenzel, and N. Kaiser, “All-optical in-situ analysis of PIAD deposition processes,” Proc. SPIE 7101, 71010D (2008).
[CrossRef]

S. Kachan, O. Stenzel, and A. Ponyavina, “High-absorbing gradient multilayer coatings with silver nanoparticles,” Appl. Phys. B 84, 281–287 (2006).
[CrossRef]

A. Lebedev, O. Stenzel, M. Quinten, A. Stendal, M. Röder, M. Schreiber, and D. R. T. Zahn, “A statistical approach for interpreting the optical spectra of metal island films: effects of multiple scattering in a statistical assembly of spheres,” J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. 1, 573–580, (1999).
[CrossRef]

A. N. Lebedev and O. Stenzel, “Optical extinction of an assembly of spherical particles in an absorbing medium: application to silver clusters in absorbing organic materials,” Eur. Phys. J. D 7, 83–88 (1999).
[CrossRef]

A. N. Lebedev, M. Gartz, U. Kreibig, and O. Stenzel, “Optical extinction by spherical particles in an absorbing medium: application to composite absorbing films,” Eur. Phys. J. D 6, 365–373 (1999).
[CrossRef]

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, A. Stendal, U. Beckers, K. Voigtsberger, C. von Borczyskowski,, “The incorporation of metal clusters into thin organic dye layers as a method for producing strongly absorbing composite layers: an oscillator model approach to resonant metal cluster absorption,” J. Phys. D 28, 2154–2162 (1995).
[CrossRef]

O. Stenzel, P. Heger, M. Bischoff, S. Wilbrandt, and N. Kaiser, “Novel optical coating concepts based on nanostructured thin solid films,” in Physics, Chemistry and Application of Nanostructures, V. E. Borisenko, S. V. Gaponenko, and V. S. Gurin, eds. (World Scientific, 2005), pp. 28–35.

O. Stenzel, The Physics of Thin Film Optical Spectra: an Introduction (Springer-Verlag, 2005), pp. 45–55.

Stietz, F.

F. Stietz and F. Träger, “Monodisperse metallcluster auf oberflächen,” Phys. Bl. 55, 57–60, (1999).

Tikhonravov, A. V.

Träger, F.

F. Stietz and F. Träger, “Monodisperse metallcluster auf oberflächen,” Phys. Bl. 55, 57–60, (1999).

Treichel, O.

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, N. Kaiser, M. Vinnichenko, F. Munnik, A. Kolitsch, A. Chuvilin, U. Kaiser, J. Ebert, S. Jakobs, A. Kaless, S. Wüthrich, O. Treichel, B. Wunderlich, M. Bitzer, and M. Grössl, “The correlation between mechanical stress, thermal shift and refractive index in HfO2, Nb2O5, Ta2O5 and SiO2 layers and its relation to the layer porosity,” Thin Solid Films 517, 6058–6068(2009).
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Vinnichenko, M.

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, N. Kaiser, M. Vinnichenko, F. Munnik, A. Kolitsch, A. Chuvilin, U. Kaiser, J. Ebert, S. Jakobs, A. Kaless, S. Wüthrich, O. Treichel, B. Wunderlich, M. Bitzer, and M. Grössl, “The correlation between mechanical stress, thermal shift and refractive index in HfO2, Nb2O5, Ta2O5 and SiO2 layers and its relation to the layer porosity,” Thin Solid Films 517, 6058–6068(2009).
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Voigtsberger, K.

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, A. Stendal, U. Beckers, K. Voigtsberger, C. von Borczyskowski,, “The incorporation of metal clusters into thin organic dye layers as a method for producing strongly absorbing composite layers: an oscillator model approach to resonant metal cluster absorption,” J. Phys. D 28, 2154–2162 (1995).
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U. Kreibig and M. Vollmer, Optical Properties of Metal Clusters, Vol. 25 in Springer Series in Material Science (Springer-Verlag, 1995), pp. 13–152.

von Borczyskowski, C.

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, A. Stendal, U. Beckers, K. Voigtsberger, C. von Borczyskowski,, “The incorporation of metal clusters into thin organic dye layers as a method for producing strongly absorbing composite layers: an oscillator model approach to resonant metal cluster absorption,” J. Phys. D 28, 2154–2162 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Wilbrandt, S.

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, K. Friedrich, and N. Kaiser, “Realistische modellierung der NIR/VIS/UV-optischen konstanten dünner optischer schichten im rahmen des oszillatormodells, ” Vak. Forsch. Prax. 21, 15–23 (2009).
[CrossRef]

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, N. Kaiser, M. Vinnichenko, F. Munnik, A. Kolitsch, A. Chuvilin, U. Kaiser, J. Ebert, S. Jakobs, A. Kaless, S. Wüthrich, O. Treichel, B. Wunderlich, M. Bitzer, and M. Grössl, “The correlation between mechanical stress, thermal shift and refractive index in HfO2, Nb2O5, Ta2O5 and SiO2 layers and its relation to the layer porosity,” Thin Solid Films 517, 6058–6068(2009).
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S. Wilbrandt, O. Stenzel, and N. Kaiser, “All-optical in-situ analysis of PIAD deposition processes,” Proc. SPIE 7101, 71010D (2008).
[CrossRef]

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, A. Stendal, U. Beckers, K. Voigtsberger, C. von Borczyskowski,, “The incorporation of metal clusters into thin organic dye layers as a method for producing strongly absorbing composite layers: an oscillator model approach to resonant metal cluster absorption,” J. Phys. D 28, 2154–2162 (1995).
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O. Stenzel, P. Heger, M. Bischoff, S. Wilbrandt, and N. Kaiser, “Novel optical coating concepts based on nanostructured thin solid films,” in Physics, Chemistry and Application of Nanostructures, V. E. Borisenko, S. V. Gaponenko, and V. S. Gurin, eds. (World Scientific, 2005), pp. 28–35.

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Wunderlich, B.

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, N. Kaiser, M. Vinnichenko, F. Munnik, A. Kolitsch, A. Chuvilin, U. Kaiser, J. Ebert, S. Jakobs, A. Kaless, S. Wüthrich, O. Treichel, B. Wunderlich, M. Bitzer, and M. Grössl, “The correlation between mechanical stress, thermal shift and refractive index in HfO2, Nb2O5, Ta2O5 and SiO2 layers and its relation to the layer porosity,” Thin Solid Films 517, 6058–6068(2009).
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O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, N. Kaiser, M. Vinnichenko, F. Munnik, A. Kolitsch, A. Chuvilin, U. Kaiser, J. Ebert, S. Jakobs, A. Kaless, S. Wüthrich, O. Treichel, B. Wunderlich, M. Bitzer, and M. Grössl, “The correlation between mechanical stress, thermal shift and refractive index in HfO2, Nb2O5, Ta2O5 and SiO2 layers and its relation to the layer porosity,” Thin Solid Films 517, 6058–6068(2009).
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T. Yamaguchi, S. Yoshida, and A. Kinbara, “Optical effect of the substrate on the anomalous absorption of aggregated silver films,” Thin Solid Films 21, 173–187 (1974).
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A. Lebedev, O. Stenzel, M. Quinten, A. Stendal, M. Röder, M. Schreiber, and D. R. T. Zahn, “A statistical approach for interpreting the optical spectra of metal island films: effects of multiple scattering in a statistical assembly of spheres,” J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. 1, 573–580, (1999).
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Zorc, H.

Adv. Opt. Technol. (1)

O. Stenzel, U. Schulz, and N. Kaiser, “Tailoring optical and non-optical properties of interference coating materials through the explicit use of small-scale optical inhomogeneities,” Adv. Opt. Technol. 1, 79–89 (2012).
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D. G. Mie, “Beiträge zur optik trüber medien, speziell kolloidaler metallösungen,” Ann. Phys. 330, 377–445(1908).
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S. Kachan, O. Stenzel, and A. Ponyavina, “High-absorbing gradient multilayer coatings with silver nanoparticles,” Appl. Phys. B 84, 281–287 (2006).
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A. N. Lebedev, M. Gartz, U. Kreibig, and O. Stenzel, “Optical extinction by spherical particles in an absorbing medium: application to composite absorbing films,” Eur. Phys. J. D 6, 365–373 (1999).
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A. N. Lebedev and O. Stenzel, “Optical extinction of an assembly of spherical particles in an absorbing medium: application to silver clusters in absorbing organic materials,” Eur. Phys. J. D 7, 83–88 (1999).
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J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. (1)

A. Lebedev, O. Stenzel, M. Quinten, A. Stendal, M. Röder, M. Schreiber, and D. R. T. Zahn, “A statistical approach for interpreting the optical spectra of metal island films: effects of multiple scattering in a statistical assembly of spheres,” J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. 1, 573–580, (1999).
[CrossRef]

J. Phys. D (1)

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, A. Stendal, U. Beckers, K. Voigtsberger, C. von Borczyskowski,, “The incorporation of metal clusters into thin organic dye layers as a method for producing strongly absorbing composite layers: an oscillator model approach to resonant metal cluster absorption,” J. Phys. D 28, 2154–2162 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express (2)

Opt. Mater. Express (1)

Phys. Bl. (1)

F. Stietz and F. Träger, “Monodisperse metallcluster auf oberflächen,” Phys. Bl. 55, 57–60, (1999).

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S. Wilbrandt, O. Stenzel, and N. Kaiser, “All-optical in-situ analysis of PIAD deposition processes,” Proc. SPIE 7101, 71010D (2008).
[CrossRef]

Solid State Phys. (1)

A. Wokaun, “Surface-enhanced electromagnetic processes,” Solid State Phys. 38, 223–294 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Thin Solid Films (2)

T. Yamaguchi, S. Yoshida, and A. Kinbara, “Optical effect of the substrate on the anomalous absorption of aggregated silver films,” Thin Solid Films 21, 173–187 (1974).
[CrossRef]

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, N. Kaiser, M. Vinnichenko, F. Munnik, A. Kolitsch, A. Chuvilin, U. Kaiser, J. Ebert, S. Jakobs, A. Kaless, S. Wüthrich, O. Treichel, B. Wunderlich, M. Bitzer, and M. Grössl, “The correlation between mechanical stress, thermal shift and refractive index in HfO2, Nb2O5, Ta2O5 and SiO2 layers and its relation to the layer porosity,” Thin Solid Films 517, 6058–6068(2009).
[CrossRef]

Vak. Forsch. Prax. (1)

O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, K. Friedrich, and N. Kaiser, “Realistische modellierung der NIR/VIS/UV-optischen konstanten dünner optischer schichten im rahmen des oszillatormodells, ” Vak. Forsch. Prax. 21, 15–23 (2009).
[CrossRef]

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M. Quinten, Optical Properties of Nanoparticle Systems: Mie and Beyond (Wiley VCH, 2011), pp. 317–341.

O. Stenzel, P. Heger, M. Bischoff, S. Wilbrandt, and N. Kaiser, “Novel optical coating concepts based on nanostructured thin solid films,” in Physics, Chemistry and Application of Nanostructures, V. E. Borisenko, S. V. Gaponenko, and V. S. Gurin, eds. (World Scientific, 2005), pp. 28–35.

U. Kreibig and M. Vollmer, Optical Properties of Metal Clusters, Vol. 25 in Springer Series in Material Science (Springer-Verlag, 1995), pp. 13–152.

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