High power properties of low density nano-columnar SiO2 films for all-silica mirrors

Phyo Lin, Joseph A. Randi, Sage DeFrances, Dave Bernot, Joseph Talghader

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


SiO2 nano-columnar films were fabricated using oblique angle deposition and characterized for their optical and mechanical properties. The films showed high damage thresholds, low scattering, and an intriguing transition to low stress at lower densities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptical Interference Coatings, OIC 2019
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781943580583
StatePublished - 2019
EventOptical Interference Coatings, OIC 2019 - Santa Ana Pueblo, United States
Duration: Jun 2 2019Jun 7 2019

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F162-OIC 2019


ConferenceOptical Interference Coatings, OIC 2019
CountryUnited States
CitySanta Ana Pueblo

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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