Abstract

We present the design and production approach of an ultra-steep notch filter. The notch filter that does not have thin layers is optimized utilizing the constrained optimization technique, and this is well suitable for accurate monitoring with the electron beam deposition technique. Single layer SiO2 and Ta2O5 films were deposited and carefully characterized in order to determine tooling factors and refractive indices wavelength dependencies accurately. We produced the ultra-steep notch filter with indirect monochromatic monitoring strategy and demonstrated the excellent correspondence to the theoretical spectral performance.

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Amotchkina, T. V.

Apolonski, A.

Bovard, B. G.

Chen, S. H.

Cheng, X. B.

Chun, B.

DeBell, G.

Gäbler, D.

Görtz, B.

Grilli, M. L.

Hall, R. L.

Hwangbo, C. K.

Jakobs, S.

U. Schallenberg, B. Ploss, M. Lappschies, and S. Jakobs, “Design and manufacturing of high performance notch filters,” Proc. SPIE7739, 77391X, 77391X-9 (2010).
[CrossRef]

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Kaiser, N.

Kim, J. S.

Kokarev, M. A.

Krausz, F.

Kuo, C. C.

Lappschies, M.

U. Schallenberg, B. Ploss, M. Lappschies, and S. Jakobs, “Design and manufacturing of high performance notch filters,” Proc. SPIE7739, 77391X, 77391X-9 (2010).
[CrossRef]

M. Lappschies, B. Görtz, and D. Ristau, “Application of optical broadband monitoring to quasi-rugate filters by ion-beam sputtering,” Appl. Opt.45(7), 1502–1506 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Lee, C. C.

Pervak, V.

Pistner, J.

Ploss, B.

U. Schallenberg, B. Ploss, M. Lappschies, and S. Jakobs, “Design and manufacturing of high performance notch filters,” Proc. SPIE7739, 77391X, 77391X-9 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Ristau, D.

Schallenberg, U.

U. Schallenberg, B. Ploss, M. Lappschies, and S. Jakobs, “Design and manufacturing of high performance notch filters,” Proc. SPIE7739, 77391X, 77391X-9 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Southwell, W. H.

Stenzel, O.

Sytchkova, A. K.

Tang, C. J.

Thelen, A.

Tikhonravov, A. V.

Trubetskov, M. K.

van der Laan, C. J.

Wang, Z. S.

Wilbrandt, S.

Wu, J. Y.

Wu, K.

Xie, Y. J.

Zhang, J. L.

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B. G. Bovard, “Rugate filter design: the modified Fourier transform technique,” Appl. Opt.29(1), 24–30 (1990).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

W. H. Southwell and R. L. Hall, “Rugate filter sidelobe suppression using quintic and rugated quintic matching layers,” Appl. Opt.28(14), 2949–2951 (1989).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. V. Tikhonravov, M. K. Trubetskov, T. V. Amotchkina, M. A. Kokarev, N. Kaiser, O. Stenzel, S. Wilbrandt, and D. Gäbler, “New optimization algorithm for the synthesis of rugate optical coatings,” Appl. Opt.45(7), 1515–1524 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. Lappschies, B. Görtz, and D. Ristau, “Application of optical broadband monitoring to quasi-rugate filters by ion-beam sputtering,” Appl. Opt.45(7), 1502–1506 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

C. C. Lee, C. J. Tang, and J. Y. Wu, “Rugate filter made with composite thin films by ion-beam sputtering,” Appl. Opt.45(7), 1333–1337 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

V. Pervak, A. V. Tikhonravov, M. K. Trubetskov, J. Pistner, F. Krausz, and A. Apolonski, “Band filters: two-material technology versus rugate,” Appl. Opt.46(8), 1190–1193 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

C. J. van der Laan, “Optical monitoring of nonquarterwave stacks,” Appl. Opt.25(5), 753–760 (1986).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. V. Tikhonravov and M. K. Trubetskov, “Modern design tools and a new paradigm in optical coating design,” Appl. Opt.51(30), 7319–7332 (2012).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. L. Zhang, Y. J. Xie, X. B. Cheng, H. F. Jiao, and Z. S. Wang, “Thin-film thickness-modulated designs for optical minus filter,” Appl. Opt.52(23), 5788–5793 (2013).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. V. Tikhonravov, M. K. Trubetskov, T. V. Amotchkina, G. DeBell, V. Pervak, A. K. Sytchkova, M. L. Grilli, and D. Ristau, “Optical parameters of oxide films typically used in optical coating production,” Appl. Opt.50(9), C75–C85 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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U. Schallenberg, B. Ploss, M. Lappschies, and S. Jakobs, “Design and manufacturing of high performance notch filters,” Proc. SPIE7739, 77391X, 77391X-9 (2010).
[CrossRef]

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J. A. Dobrowolski, “Optical properties of films and coatings,” in Handbook of Optics, M.Bass ed. (McGraw-Hill, New York, 2010), IV, 7.15–7.53.

H. A. Macleod, Thin-film Optical Filters, 4th ed., (CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, 2010).

A. V. Tikhonravov and M. K. Trubetskov, Optilayer Thin Film Software, http://www.optilayer.com .

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