Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 32, Issue 6, pp 1027–1031

High grating efficiency by energy accumulation in a leaky mode

  • A.V. Tishchenko
  • V.A. Sychugov

DOI: 10.1023/A:1007055604507

Cite this article as:
Tishchenko, A. & Sychugov, V. Optical and Quantum Electronics (2000) 32: 1027. doi:10.1023/A:1007055604507


A diffractive slab structure comprising a mirror, a dielectric film, and a grating in the film is made to always exhibit 100% diffraction efficiency for the – 1st order pointing in a backward direction. The design is obtained by sole interference reasoning, and confirmed numerically.

efficiency energy accumulation grating 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A.V. Tishchenko
    • 1
  • V.A. Sychugov
    • 1
  1. 1.General Physics InstituteMoscowRussia

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