1 November 1991 Binary optic interconnects: design, fabrication and limits on implementation
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Abstract
The Gerchberg-Saxton phase retrieval algorithm results in a phase profile which varies continuously, which is extremely difficult to fabricate. Binary optics technology offers a viable solution to this fabrication problem. We describe a modified Gerchberg-Saxton phase retrieval algorithm which incorporates the binary optics fabrication process into the iterative loop. This algorithm is used to optimize the phase profile of a multilevel phase grating which achieves a 2-D Gaussian fanout. The surface-relief structure which practically implements this optimized phase profile was fabricated. The results of the fabrication process are summarized and the experimental measurements on the fanout element are presented.
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Vincent V. Wong, Vincent V. Wong, Gary J. Swanson, Gary J. Swanson, "Binary optic interconnects: design, fabrication and limits on implementation", Proc. SPIE 1544, Miniature and Micro-Optics: Fabrication and System Applications, (1 November 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.49379; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.49379
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