High grating efficiency by energy accumulation in a leaky mode
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- 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.