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Thin-Film Interference in Lossy, Ultra-Thin Layers

Mikhail A. Kats, Romain Blanchard, Shriram Ramanathan and Federico Capasso

Although much thinner than conventional optical interference coatings, nanometer-thick films made of optically absorbing materials can display strong interference effects. This new class of coatings shows promise for coloring and labeling, optical filters, tunable absorbers and emitters, and energy harvesting.

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Publish Date: 01 January 2014


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