Designing coatings in the presence of manufacturing errors

Jonathan R. Birge, Franz X. Kärtner, Omid Nohadani

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


A novel robust optimization algorithm is demonstrated, which attempts to account for expected coating errors. Monte Carlo simulations show the robust approach improves manufacturing yields relative to conventional optimization.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptical Interference Coatings, OIC 2010
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010
EventOptical Interference Coatings, OIC 2010 - Tucson, AZ, United States
Duration: Jun 6 2010Jun 11 2010

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherOptical Interference Coatings, OIC 2010
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityTucson, AZ

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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