Optical coating technology and applications: past and present to future
23.11.2010 - Photonik international /2010 | [ deutsche Version lesen ]
Deposition technology has evolved tremendously since the first single layer optical interference coating was presented more than 70 years ago. Today, methods involving evaporation deposition, IBS, and APRS are amongst the preferred technologies for thin-film production. This article discusses the differences between various coating technologies and their applications.
Authors: Amber Czajkowski, Edmund Optics Inc., Pennsburg, PA, USA