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OptiLayer:  Your Partner in Design and Post-Production Characterization of Optical Coatings


Combined targets

OptiLayer allows one to specify complicated targets combining conventional target, color target and integral target. For example, if someone wants to design an anti-reflection coating reflecting bluish and greenish colors.

color target

LAB system
CIE color diagram LAB color system
As a result of Needle Optimization procedure, 8-layer anti-reflection coating reflecting bluish and greenish light is obtained. (In order to see design process, put the mouse button on the right hand side picture)

 Read more in our publications:

  1. V. Janicki, T.V. Amotchkina, J. Sancho-Parramon, H. Zorc, M.K. Trubetskov, and A.V. Tikhonravov. "Design and production of bicolour reflecting coatings with Au metal island fims." Opt. Express 19, 25521-25527 (2011).
  2. T. V. Amotchkina, J. Sancho-Parramon, V. Janicki, M. K. Trubetskov, H. Zorc, A.V. Tikhonravov, Design of multilayer coatings containing metal island films, Proc. SPIE. 8168, Advances in Optical Thin Films IV 816809 (2011)
  3. A. V. Tikhonravov, M. K. Trubetskov, T. V. Amotchkina, and S. A. Yanshin, "Design of Multilayer Coatings with Specific Angular Dependencies of Color Properties," in Optical Interference Coatings, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper WB2.


Easy to start

Icons 100x100 1OptiLayer provides user-friendly interface and a variety of examples allowing even a beginner to effectively start to design and characterize optical coatings.        Read more...

Docs / Support

Icons 100x100 2Comprehensive manual in PDF format and e-mail support help you at each step of your work with OptiLayer.



Icons 100x100 3If you are already an experienced user, OptiLayer gives your almost unlimited opportunities in solving all problems arising in design-production chain. Visit our publications page and challenge page.


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