1 March 2011 Improved laser damage threshold for chalcogenide glasses through surface microstructuring
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We demonstrate improved laser damage threshold of chalcogenide glasses with microstructured surfaces as compared to chalcogenide glasses provided with traditional antireflection coatings. The surface microstructuring is used to reduce Fresnel losses over large bandwidths in As2S3 glasses and fibers. The treated surfaces show almost a factor of two of improvement in the laser damage threshold when compared with untreated surfaces.
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Catalin Florea, Catalin Florea, Jasbinder Sanghera, Jasbinder Sanghera, Lynda Busse, Lynda Busse, Brandon Shaw, Brandon Shaw, Ishwar Aggarwal, Ishwar Aggarwal, } "Improved laser damage threshold for chalcogenide glasses through surface microstructuring", Proc. SPIE 7946, Photonic and Phononic Properties of Engineered Nanostructures, 794610 (1 March 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.877292; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.877292
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