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RP Coating – Advanced Software for
Designing Optical Multilayer Structures

Demonstrations for Models Made with RP Coating

Various example cases illustrate what you can do with the thin-film design software RP Coating:

(Click on the links to get the details.)

The input scripts for these and some other demo cases are delivered together with the software. For an easy start in a new project, you can simply copy the demo file of a case which is closest to the case of interest and modify it according to your needs.

Some Images

(taken from the demo files)

reflectivity profile of a Bragg mirror

Figure 1: Reflectivity of a Bragg mirror versus wavelength and angle of incidence.

optical intensities within a Bragg mirror

Figure 2: Optical intensities in and around a Bragg mirror.

design of a dichroic mirror

Figure 3: Design of a numerically optimized dichroic mirror. The layer thickness values slightly deviate from those of the start design, which was a Bragg mirror.

test for fabrication tolerances of a dielectric coating

Figure 4: Reflectivity spectra for a set of anti-reflection coatings with randomly varying fabrication errors.

transmittivity spectrum of an air-spaced etalon for different angles of incidence

Figure 5: Transmittivity of an air-spaced etalon versus wavelength and angle of incidence.

optical intensities in air-spaced etalon

Figure 6: Optical intensities at an air-spaced etalon.

field intensity distribution at a GTI

Figure 7: Optical intensities in and around a Gires–Tournois interferometer.

ultrashort pulse reflected on a GTI

Figure 8: Ultrashort pulse, reflected at a Gires–Tournois interferometer.

ultrashort pulse in a GTI

Figure 9: Ultrashort pulse, reflected at a Gires–Tournois interferometer.