6 February 2008 100% reflectivity from a monolithic dielectric microstructured surface
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Here, we propose a new mirror architecture which is solely based upon a monolithic dielectric micro-structured surface. Hence, the mirror device, which consists of a possibly mono-crystalline bulk material, can in principle simultaneously provide perfect reflectivity and lowest mechanical loss. By specifically structuring the monolithic surface, resulting in T-shaped ridges of a subwavelength grating, a resonant behavior of light coupling can be realized, leading to theoretically 100% reflectivity.
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Frank Brückner, Frank Brückner, Tina Clausnitzer, Tina Clausnitzer, Oliver Burmeister, Oliver Burmeister, Daniel Friedrich, Daniel Friedrich, Ernst-Bernhard Kley, Ernst-Bernhard Kley, Karsten Danzmann, Karsten Danzmann, Andreas Tünnermann, Andreas Tünnermann, Roman Schnabel, Roman Schnabel, } "100% reflectivity from a monolithic dielectric microstructured surface", Proc. SPIE 6883, Advanced Fabrication Technologies for Micro/Nano Optics and Photonics, 68830X (6 February 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.767775; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.767775
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