19 August 1996 Infrared optical coatings by simultaneous evaporation
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With a modified standard coating plant simultaneous evaporation was applied to produce IR-coatings with improved performance for different applications. In one case, a single layer coating, quasi-homogeneously mixed from two different materials, achieves lower reflectance and higher laser damage thresholds at 2.78 micrometers. In another case, for a multilayer coating, 'soft' transitions between the individual layers yield a layer stack with a completely different structure with different properties, e.g. showing significantly reduced scatter.
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Hansjoerg S. Niederwald, Hansjoerg S. Niederwald, Peter Reimer, Peter Reimer, D. Erdelyi, D. Erdelyi, } "Infrared optical coatings by simultaneous evaporation", Proc. SPIE 2776, Developments in Optical Component Coatings, (19 August 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.246811; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.246811
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