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Vadim Karagodsky, Forrest G. Sedgwick, and Connie J. Chang-Hasnain
Vadim Karagodsky, Forrest G. Sedgwick, and Connie J. Chang-Hasnain*
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
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A simple analytic analysis of the ultra-high reflectivity feature of subwavelength dielectric gratings is developed. The phenomenon of ultra high reflectivity is explained to be a destructive interference effect between the two grating modes. Based on this phenomenon, a design algorithm for broadband grating mirrors is suggested.
©2010 Optical Society of America
Connie J. Chang-Hasnain and Weijian Yang
Adv. Opt. Photon. 4(3) 379-440 (2012)
Vadim Karagodsky and Connie J. Chang-Hasnain
Opt. Express 20(10) 10888-10895 (2012)
Fanglu Lu, Forrest G. Sedgwick, Vadim Karagodsky, Christopher Chase, and Connie J. Chang-Hasnain
Opt. Express 18(12) 12606-12614 (2010)
Opt. Express 23(13) 16730-16739 (2015)
Ye Zhou, Vadim Karagodsky, Bala Pesala, Forrest G. Sedgwick, and Connie J. Chang-Hasnain
Opt. Express 17(3) 1508-1517 (2009)
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Table 1 Differences between TM and TE polarizations of incidence. Check-marks indicate the changes required for each equation. Equations not listed in this table require no changes
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