7 September 1999 Brewster's angle thin film plate polarizer design study from an electric field perspective
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Abstract
The electric field magnitude and profile influence the laser-induced damage threshold and morphology of a multilayer coating. Through the use of non-quarter-wave layer pairs in high reflector designs, the electric field peaks are shifted into the low index layers thus reducing the electric fields in the high index layers and interfaces. Similarly the electric field profile in a polarizer can be optimized for low electric fields within the high index layers and film interfaces by proper design selection.
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Christopher J. Stolz, "Brewster's angle thin film plate polarizer design study from an electric field perspective", Proc. SPIE 3738, Advances in Optical Interference Coatings, (7 September 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.360098; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.360098
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