Large-Aperture, Thermally Stable, Narrowband, Optical Interference Filters
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Barr Associates, Inc.
2 Lyberty Way, Westford, MA, 01886
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Bertrand G. Bovard
AbstractPerformance of present and planned space-borne remote sensing instruments could be significantly improved by the incorporation of thermally stable optical coatings. We propose to investigate the use of ion-assisted deposition (IAD) in the fabrication of large area narrowband interference filters which are uniform to within 2 Angstroms. Issues such as effect of the ion beam on uniformity, in situ measurement of uniformity, and control of the key parameters will be addressed.
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