Omnidirectional Optical Filters / Edition 1

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For graduate and undergraduate students interested in optics, photonics and MEMS, this book will give a thorough understanding of the design, fabrication and theory behind omnidirectional optical filters. Engineers in imaging, sensing and MEMS looking to learn more about these filters will also find it a valuable reference and tool.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441953421
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 12/7/2010
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 253
  • Product dimensions: 0.55 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Meet the Author

Vladimir Kochergin is a Senior Optical Engineer at Lake Shore Cryotronics Inc.

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Table of Contents

1: Introduction.
2: Basic Theory. 2.1. Maxwell's Equations and Plane Electromagnetic Waves. 2.2. Boundary Conditions. 2.3. Reflectance and Transmittance on the Single Boundary. 2.4. The Optics of a Thin Film. 2.5. The Multilayer Stack. 2.6. The Optical Waveguide. 2.7. Optical Fiber. 2.8. Leaky Dielectric Waveguides. 2.9. The Bragg Grating. 2.10. Codirectional Coupling.
3: Classical Optical Filters. 3.1. Antireflection Coatings. 3.2. Neutral Mirrors. 3.3. Multilayer Antireflection Coatings. 3.4. Edge Filters. 3.5. Band-Pass Filters. 3.6. Narrowband-Pass Filters.
4: Omnidirectional Dielectric Reflectors. 4.1. Introduction. 4.2. Bloch Waves and Band Structures. 4.3. A Dielectric Omnidirectional Reflector. 4.4. Enlargement of the Omnidirectional Frequency Band.
5: Omnidirectional Short-Pass Filters. 5.1. Introduction. 5.2. Short-Pass Filters Based on Leaky-Waveguide Array. 5.3. Multilayer Leaky-Waveguide Short-Pass Filter Design. 5.4. Macroporous Silicon Formation. 5.5. Macroporous Silicon-Based Short-Pass Filter Design. 5.6. Optical Testing of MPSi-Based Short-Pass Filters.
6: Omnidirectional Narrow Band-Pass, Band-Pass, and Band-Blocking Filters. 6.1. Introduction. 6.2. IR Optical Filters, Based on Waveguide Array. 6.3. MPSi-Based Materials for Filters Operating in the Visible Spectral Range. 6.4. Fabrication of MPSi Layers with Coherently Modulated Pore Diameters. 6.5. Filling theMacropores with Metal. 6.6. Fabrication of MPSi-Based Spectral Filters.
References. Index.

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