OPTICAL COATINGS

NOTE THAT THE ESSECENCE OF MOST OF THE OPTICAL COATING RELATED PAPERS LISTED IS NOW INCLUDED IN THE PUBLISHED BOOKS OF MR. WILLEY.

NOTE THAT YOU CAN DOWNLOAD COPIES OF SOME OF THESE PAPERS WHERE [Pdf] or [Doc] IS INDICATED.

"Obtaining Good %T and %R Measurements", WHITE PAPER(2011).[Pdf, 661 KB]

"Survey of the State of the Art of Automation of Optical Coaters," Proc. Soc. Vac. Coaters , 29, 262-274 (1986).[Pdf, 824 KB]

"Survey of computer numerically controlled optical coating systems," SPIE Vol 652 (1986) [Pdf, 444 KB]

"Optical thickness monitoring sensitivity improvement using graphical methods," Appl. Opt., 26, 4, pp 729-737 (1987)[Pdf]

"Sensitivity of Monitoring Strategies for Periodic Multilayers," Proc. Soc. Vac. Coaters , 30, 7-14 (1987).[Pdf, 318 KB]

"Optical Monitoring Scheme for Narrow Bandpass Filters," 4th Topical Meeting on Opt. Int. Coatings, Tucson (1988).[Pdf, 232 KB]

"Broadband Anti-Reflection Coatings on High Index Substrates," Proc. Soc. Vac. Coaters , 31, 177-184 (1988).[Pdf, 286 KB]

"Reactive Ion Plating - A Novel Deposition Technique for Improved Optical Coatings," Proc. Soc. Vac. Coaters , 31, 186-191 (1988). [Pdf, 876 KB]

"High performance AR coatings for germanium," SPIE Vol 1019 (1988) [Pdf, 306 KB]

"Antireflection coatings for germanium without zinc," SPIE Vol 1050 (1989) [Pdf, 507 KB]

"Rugate broadband antireflection coating design," SPIE Vol 1168 (1989) [Pdf, 259 KB]

"Equivalent Index Approximations and Limitations," Proc. Soc. Vac. Coaters , 32, 207-210 (1989).[Pdf, 253 KB]

"Another viewpoint on antireflection coating design," SPIE Vol 1191 (1989)[Pdf, 489 KB]

"Graphic Description of Equivalent Index Approximations and Limitations," Appl. Opt. 28, 4432-4435 (1989)[Pdf]

"Antireflection coating for high index cemented doublets," Appl. Opt. 29, 4540 (1990).[Pdf]

"Realization of a Very Broad Band AR Coating," Proc. Soc. Vac. Coaters , 33, 232-236 (1990).[Pdf, 378 KB]

"Broadband Antireflection Coating Design Performance Estimation," Proc. Soc. Vac. Coaters Techcon, 34, 205-208 (1991). [Pdf]

"Understanding and using Fourier transform thin film design without advanced calculus," Proc. Soc. Vac. Coaters Techcon, 35, 180-184 (1992). [Pdf]

"Fourier transform method for the design of wideband antireflection coatings," with P.G. Verly and J.A. Dobrowolski, Appl. Opt. 31, 3836-3846 (1992).[Pdf]

"New point of view on the synthesis of thin films using Fourier transforms," SPIE Vol 1782 133-144 (Berlin 1992). [Pdf]

"Corrosion-resistant front surface aluminum mirror coatings," with K.H. Guenther and I. Penny, Opt. Eng. 32, 547-552 (1993). [Pdf, 981 KB]

"Resolution of two problems in the Fourier analysis of thin films," Appl. Opt. 32, 2963-2968 (1993). [Pdf]

"Improved repeatability in the production of periodic thin film structures by the use of steering with optical monitoring," Proc. Soc. Vac. Coaters Techcon, 36, 156-159 (1993). [Pdf]

"Predicting achievable design performance of broadband antireflection coatings," Appl. Opt. 32, 5447-5451 (1993).[Pdf]

"Achieving improved optical thin film control and uniformity of silicon dioxide by using ion assisted deposition," Proc. Soc. Vac. Coaters, 36, 75-78 (1993). [Pdf]

"Comparative experience in the use of "Steering" in automatic and manual optical monitoring," Proc. Soc. Vac. Coaters, 37, 113-117 (1994). [Pdf]

"Some comparisons in the application of End-Hall and Cold Cathode ion sources in the conversion of SiO to SiO2," SPIE, Vol 2262 14-21(1994). [Pdf]

"Overcoming low index limitations in antireflection coatings with additional thickness," SPIE 2253 (Grenoble 1994). [Pdf]

"Improvements in Gridless Ion Source Performance," Proc. Soc. Vac. Coaters, 38 232-236 (1995). [Pdf]

"Application of oxygen IAD using a new high-power gridless plasma source," EOS/SPIE, Vol 2776 Glasgow (1996). [Pdf]

"Achieving Stable Results with Titanium Dioxide," Proc. Soc. Vac. Coaters, 39 207-210 (1996). [Pdf]

"Estimating the number of layers required and other properties of blocker and dichroic optical thin films," Appl. Opt. 35, 4982-4986 (1996). [Pdf]

"Novel Application of a Crystal Process Controller and DOE to Improve Metallizing Results," Proc. Soc. Vac. Coaters, 40 9-13 (1997). [Pdf]

"Designing Optical Coatings with Metal and Dielectric Materials," Proc. Soc. Vac. Coaters, 41 303-309 (1998). [Pdf]

"Estimating the Reflection Losses in the Passband of Edge Filters," Proc. Soc. Vac. Coaters, 42 290-294 (1999). [Pdf]

"Constrained optimization of band edge filter matching layers," SPIE Vol 3738 (Berlin 1999). [Pdf]

"Variation of band edge position with errors in monitoring layer termination level for long and short wave pass filters," Appl. Opt. 38 5447 (1999). [Pdf]

"Methods to reduce optical coating and other process development time and cost while increasing process stability," The 11th International Meeting on Electro-Optics in Israel, Tel Aviv, (Nov 1999) [Pdf, 380 KB] .

"Design of Optical Coating Taking Consideration of Probable Production Errors. Proc. Soc. Vac. Coaters, 43 230-233 (2000). [Pdf]

"Estimating the Properties of DWDM Filters Before Designing and Their Error Sensitivity and Compensation Effects in Production," Proc. Soc. Vac. Coaters, 44 262-266 (2001). [Pdf]

"Achieving Narrow Bandpass Filters Which Meet the Performance Required for DWDM," Thin Solid Films, 398-399 1-9 (2001). [Pdf, 605 KB]

"Getting Better Optical Coatings That Use Silica and Hafnia," Vacuum Coating & Technology, 3 30-35 (Jan. 2002). [Pdf, 451 KB]

"Comparison of Two Broad Beam Ion/Plasma Sources for Optical Coating," Vacuum Coating & Technology, 3 30-33 (Mar. 2002).[Pdf, 325 KB]

"Simulation of errors in monitoring narrow bandpass filters," Appl. Opt., 41 3193-3195, (2002). [Pdf]

"Application of a refined error model of turning point monitoring to the simulation of narrow bandpass filter production," Proc. Soc. Vac. Coaters, 45 295-298 (2002). [Pdf]

"Search for the cause of asymmetric results of monitoring errors in DWDM filters and the benefits of corrections in the last two layers," Proc. Soc. Vac. Coaters, 46 37-41 (2003). [Pdf]

"The Need for Sharp Transitions in Index of Refraction in the EUV/Soft X-ray Region," (Bonassola, IT 2003). [Pdf]

"Refined criteria for estimating limits of broad-band AR coatings," SPIE Vol 5250-48 (St. Etienne, FR 2004). [Pdf]

"Monitoring the last two (AR) layers in narrow bandpass filters," SPIE Vol 5250-49 (St. Etienne, FR 2004). [Pdf]

“Broadband Antireflection Coating Design Recommendations,” Proc. Soc. Vac. Coaters, 47 16-21 (2004). [Pdf]

"Non-Polarizing Beamsplitter and AR Coating Design," Proc. Soc. Vac. Coaters, 48 391-395 (2005).[Pdf]

"Study of Potential Quantization Effects in Designs for 12.4 nm Mirrors" Optical Systems Design, Jena, Germany (Sept.2005).[Pdf]

"Filter Design for AMLCD Full-Color Displays Compatible with Night Vision Devices," Proc. Soc. Vac. Coaters, 49 275-279s (2006).[Pdf]

"Need for Abrupt Transitions in Index of Refraction in the Soft X-ray Spectral Region," Proc. Soc. Vac. Coaters, 49 700-705 (2006).[Pdf]

"Design of Efficient Filters for Full-Color Displays Used with Night Vision Devices," SPIE (Dayton, OH June 2006).[Pdf]

"Design of blocking filters of any narrow bandwidth," Appl. Opt., 46 1201-1204, (2007).[Pdf]

"Design of Optical Thin Films Using the "Fencepost" Method," Proc. Soc. Vac. Coaters, 50 365-368 (2007).[Pdf]

"Monitoring of thin films of the fence post design and its advantages for narrow bandpass filters," Appl. Opt., 47 No. 13,C147-150,(2008).[Pdf]

"Using fence post designs to speed the atomic layer deposition of optical thin films," Appl. Opt., 47 No. 13, C9-12,(2008).[Pdf]

"Design of Non-Polarizing Beamsplitters," Society of Vacuum Coaters Annual Technical Conference Proceedings,51 pp. 458–462 (2008).[Pdf]

"Design and monitoring of narrow bandpass filters composed of non-quarter-wave thicknesses," SPIE Vol 7101 (Glasgow, Scotland, Sept. 2008).[Pdf]

"Building Blocks for Non-Polarizing Optical Coatings,"Appl. Opt., 47 No. 33, 6230-6235 (2008). [Pdf]

With Alfons Zoeller, "Computer simulation of monitoring of narrow bandpass filters at non-turning points," Society of Vacuum Coaters Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, 52, 432-437 (2009).[Pdf]

"Non-turning point monitoring improves narrow bandpass filters," Appl. Opt., 48 No. 18, 3277-3283 (2009).[Pdf]

"Monitoring error compensation in general optical coatings," Appl. Opt., 48 No. 22, 4475-4482 (2009).[Pdf]

With K. Patel and R. Kaneriya,"Improved Magnesium Fluoride Process by Ion-Assisted Deposition," Society of Vacuum Coaters Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, 53, 313-319 (2010).[Pdf]

"Importance of Proper Deposition Rate Control and How To Achieve It," Society of Vacuum Coaters Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, 53, 345-349 (2010).[Pdf]

“Looking Outside the Box for Broadband AR Coating Designs,” in Optical Interference Coatings (OIC) (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 2010), TuB3.

"Expanded Viewpoint for Broadband AR Coating Designs," Appl. Opt., 50 No. 9, C86-C89 (2011).[Pdf]

"Further Guidance for Broadband AR Coating Design," Appl. Opt., 50 No. 9, C274-C278 (2011).[Pdf]

"Behavior of three types of plasma sources for optical coating," Society of Vacuum Coaters Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, 54 (2011).[Pdf]

"Effect of Substrate Index of Refraction on the Design of Antireflection Coatings," SPIE Vol 8168-11, 81680C-1/6 (Marseille, France, Sept. 2011).[Pdf]

"Obtaining Good %T and %R Measurements," Photonics Online, 10/11/2011.[Link]

"Obtaining Accurate Reflectance and Transmittance Measurements for Optical Coatings," Society of Vacuum Coaters Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, 55 453-457 (2012).[Pdf]

With Simon Hicks and Michael Biagi, "Analysis of Optical Monitoring Strategies for Narrow Bandpass Filters by Software Simulation," Society of Vacuum Coaters Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, 55 253-257 (2012).[Pdf]

"Limitations on Wide Passbands in Short Wavelength Pass Edge Filters," Frontiers of Optical Coatings, 15-18 Oct, Hangzhou, China (2013).[Pdf]

"Simulation of Four Optical Monitoring Strategies," Society of Vacuum Coaters Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, 56 (2013).[Pdf]

"Adjusting non-quarter wave optical thicknesses in narrow band pass filters," White Paper, (July 2013).[Pdf]

"Simulation comparisons of monitoring strategies in narrow bandpass filters and antireflection coatings," Appl. Opt., 53 No. 4, A27-A34 (2014).[Pdf]

"Witness sample preparation for measuring antireflection coatings," Appl. Opt., 53 No. 4, A52-A55 (2014).[Pdf]

"Procedure for Designing Optical Coatings to Control Stress," Society of Vacuum Coaters Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, 57 (2014).[Pdf]

"Reproducibility in Optical Thin Film Processing; PART 1, The Vacuum and Pumping," Society of Vacuum Coaters Bulletin, Summer 2014 [Pdf]

"Rugate-Like Designs: Using Homogeneous Optical Thin Films," Photonics Online, June 2014.[Link]

"Reproducibility in Optical Thin Film Processing; PART 2, Deposition Rate Control," Society of Vacuum Coaters Bulletin, Fall 2014 [Pdf]

"Rugate-Like Designs: Using Homogeneous Optical Thin Films," Photonics Online, 6/2/2014.[Link]

"Key Issues Of Optical Thin Film Coating Fabrication," Photonics Online, 9/16/2014.[Link]

“Simulation comparisons of monitoring strategies in narrow bandpass filters and antireflection coatings,” Applied Optics, 53(4) A27-A34 (2014).[Pdf]

“Witness sample preparation for measuring antireflection coatings,” Applied Optics 53(4) A52-A55 (2014).[Pdf]

"Reproducibility in Optical Thin Film Processing; PART 3, Temperature Control," Society of Vacuum Coaters Bulletin, Spring 2015 [Pdf]

With K. Patel, "Antireflection Coating Production Process Without An E-Beam Source and Without Scattering,"Society of Vacuum Coaters Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, 58 (2015).[Pdf]

"Stability in the Deposition of Silicon Dioxide, Part 4" Society of Vacuum Coaters Bulletin, Summer 2015 [xps]

"Stability in the Deposition of Titanium Dioxide, Part 5" Society of Vacuum Coaters Bulletin, Spring 2016 [Pdf]

"Suggestions for a Low Budget Measurement and Minimization of Stress, Part 6" Society of Vacuum Coaters Bulletin, Summer 2016 [Doc]

"Pumping Speed and Ion Assisted Deposition, Part 7," Society of Vacuum Coaters Bulletin, Fall 2016 [Pdf]

"Thin-film Coatings: Understanding key design principles of antireflection coatings," Laser Focus World Magazine, 10/13/2016 [Doc]

With R. Shakoury, “Optimization of Ta2O5 optical thin film deposited by radio frequency magnetron sputtering,” Applied Optics 55(20) 5353-5357 (2016).[Pdf]

With Shakoury, Sainty, and Katel, "Comparison of Three Different Ion Sources and the Effects of Additional Neutralizer Current," Submitted to Society of Vacuum Coaters Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, 60 (2017).[Pdf]

"Limits to the Average Reflectance in a Broadband AR Coating Design and Avoiding Local Minima in the Design Process," Submitted to Society of Vacuum Coaters Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, 60 (2017).[Pdf]

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