Abstract

A multireflection modal method is proposed to give a clear physical picture for explanation of the diffraction process that takes place in a wideband fused-silica transmission grating. Using rigorous coupled-wave analysis, the optimized grating exhibits diffraction efficiency greater than 93.9% for TE polarization over a bandwidth of 126 nm (from 735 to 861 nm). The designed wideband fused-silica transmission grating is fabricated using holographic interference recording and inductively coupled plasma etching technology. Experimental results are in agreement with the theoretical values.

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Adams, J. L.

I. C. Botten, M. S. Craig, R. C. McPhedran, J. L. Adams, and J. R. Andrewartha, “The dielectric lamellar diffraction grating,” Optica Acta 28, 413–428 (1981).
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Britten, J. A.

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Chang-Hasnain, C. J.

Chavel, P.

Clausnitzer, T.

Craig, M. S.

I. C. Botten, M. S. Craig, R. C. McPhedran, J. L. Adams, and J. R. Andrewartha, “The dielectric lamellar diffraction grating,” Optica Acta 28, 413–428 (1981).
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Dai, E.

Decker, D. E.

Feng, J.

Gaylord, T. K.

Gelatt, C. D.

S. Kirkpatrick, C. D. Gelatt, and M. P. Vecchi, “Optimization by simulated annealing,” Science 220, 671–680 (1983).
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Grann, E. B.

Hugonin, J. P.

Jia, W.

Kämpfe, T.

Karagodsky, V.

Kirkpatrick, S.

S. Kirkpatrick, C. D. Gelatt, and M. P. Vecchi, “Optimization by simulated annealing,” Science 220, 671–680 (1983).
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Knollenberg, B.

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Martz, D. H.

McPhedran, R. C.

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Parriaux, O.

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Ru, H.

Sedgwick, F. G.

Shore, B. W.

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Tishchenko, A.

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Tünnermann, A.

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[CrossRef]

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Wang, S.

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Yang, W.

Zhang, Y.

Zheng, J.

Zheng, J. J.

J. J. Zheng, “Simplified modal method of gratings and applications,” Ph.D. dissertation (Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (SIOM), Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2009).

Zhou, C.

J. Feng, C. Zhou, J. Zheng, H. Cao, and P. Lv, “Design and fabrication of a polarization-independent two-port beam splitter,” Appl. Opt. 48, 5636–5641 (2009).
[CrossRef]

J. Feng, C. Zhou, J. Zheng, H. Cao, and P. Lv, “Dual-function beam splitter of a subwavelength fused-silica grating,” Appl. Opt. 48, 2697–2701 (2009).
[CrossRef]

B. Wang, C. Zhou, J. Feng, H. Ru, and J. Zheng, “Wideband two-port beam splitter of a binary fused-silica phase grating,” Appl. Opt. 47, 4004–4008 (2008).
[CrossRef]

J. Zheng, C. Zhou, B. Wang, and J. Feng, “Beam splitter of low-contrast binary gratings under second Bragg angle incidence,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 25, 1075–1083 (2008).
[CrossRef]

J. Feng, C. Zhou, B. Wang, J. Zheng, W. Jia, H. Cao, and P. Lv, “Three-port beam splitter of a binary fused-silica grating,” Appl. Opt. 47, 6638–6643 (2008).
[CrossRef]

W. Jia, C. Zhou, J. Feng, and E. Dai, “Miniature pulse compressor of deep-etched gratings,” Appl. Opt. 47, 6058–6063 (2008).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

S. Wang, C. Zhou, H. Ru, and Y. Zhang, “Optimized condition for etching fused-silica phase gratings with inductively coupled plasma technology,” Appl. Opt. 44, 4429–4434(2005).
[CrossRef]

Adv. Opt. Photon.

Appl. Opt.

R. D. Boyd, J. A. Britten, D. E. Decker, B. W. Shore, B. C. Stuart, M. D. Perry, and L. Li, “High-efficiency metallic diffraction gratings for laser applications,” Appl. Opt. 34, 1697–1706 (1995).
[CrossRef]

S. Wang, C. Zhou, H. Ru, and Y. Zhang, “Optimized condition for etching fused-silica phase gratings with inductively coupled plasma technology,” Appl. Opt. 44, 4429–4434(2005).
[CrossRef]

T. Clausnitzer, T. Kämpfe, E.-B. Kley, A. Tünnermann, A. Tishchenko, and O. Parriaux, “Investigation of the polarization-dependent diffraction of deep dielectric rectangular transmission gratings illuminated in Littrow mounting,” Appl. Opt. 46, 819–826 (2007).
[CrossRef]

B. Wang, C. Zhou, J. Feng, H. Ru, and J. Zheng, “Wideband two-port beam splitter of a binary fused-silica phase grating,” Appl. Opt. 47, 4004–4008 (2008).
[CrossRef]

W. Jia, C. Zhou, J. Feng, and E. Dai, “Miniature pulse compressor of deep-etched gratings,” Appl. Opt. 47, 6058–6063 (2008).
[CrossRef]

J. Feng, C. Zhou, B. Wang, J. Zheng, W. Jia, H. Cao, and P. Lv, “Three-port beam splitter of a binary fused-silica grating,” Appl. Opt. 47, 6638–6643 (2008).
[CrossRef]

J. Feng, C. Zhou, J. Zheng, H. Cao, and P. Lv, “Dual-function beam splitter of a subwavelength fused-silica grating,” Appl. Opt. 48, 2697–2701 (2009).
[CrossRef]

J. Feng, C. Zhou, J. Zheng, H. Cao, and P. Lv, “Design and fabrication of a polarization-independent two-port beam splitter,” Appl. Opt. 48, 5636–5641 (2009).
[CrossRef]

J. Lightwave Technol.

J. Opt. Soc. Am. A

Opt. Commun.

D. Strickland and G. Mourou, “Compression of amplified chirped optical pulses,” Opt. Commun. 56, 219–221 (1985).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express

Opt. Lett.

Opt. Quantum Electron.

A. V. Tishchenko, “Phenomenological representation of deep and high contrast lamellar gratings by means of the modal method,” Opt. Quantum Electron. 37, 309–330 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Optica Acta

I. C. Botten, M. S. Craig, R. C. McPhedran, J. L. Adams, and J. R. Andrewartha, “The dielectric lamellar diffraction grating,” Optica Acta 28, 413–428 (1981).
[CrossRef]

Science

S. Kirkpatrick, C. D. Gelatt, and M. P. Vecchi, “Optimization by simulated annealing,” Science 220, 671–680 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Semicond. Sci. Technol.

C. J. Chang-Hasnain, “High-contrast gratings as a new platform for integrated optoelectronics,” Semicond. Sci. Technol. 26, 014043 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Other

J. J. Zheng, “Simplified modal method of gratings and applications,” Ph.D. dissertation (Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (SIOM), Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2009).

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