Silicon grating-based mirror for 1.3-μm polarized beams: Matlab-aided design

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Abstract

A dielectric lamellar-grating layer-substrate structure is proposed to be capable, under some conditions, of acting as a 100% efficiency mirror when operated at fixed wavelengths and incidence angles. The design of such mirrors for 1.3 μm and near normal incidence is achieved with silicon as the grating-layer material and glass substrates of two types. The study is based on a new matrix–vector procedure for the solution of rigorous coupled-wave equations. The computations use matlab, and, in particular, its goal-attainment routine. Design parameter tolerances are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1053-1058
Number of pages6
JournalApplied Optics
Volume34
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1995

Keywords

  • Constructive interference
  • Goal attainment
  • Lamellar grating
  • MATLAB
  • Silicon
  • Spectral mirror

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