anti-reflection coating

(redirected from anti-reflection film)

anti-reflection coating 

A thin film of transparent material, usually a metallic fluoride (e.g. magnesium fluoride), deposited on the surface of a lens which increases transmission and reduces surface reflection. Abbreviated: AR coating. Syn. anti-reflection film. See coating; Fresnel's formula; ghost image; coated lens.
References in periodicals archive ?
Nakamura, K, Amimori, I, Hokazono, H, Watanabe, J, "Anti-glare and Anti-reflection film, Polarizing Plate, and Image Display Device.
Among existing domestic enterprises, Jiangsu Xiuqiang Glasswork and Changzhou Almaden Stock are the only two that can realize the mass production of coated anti-reflection film crystalline silicon solar cell glass, with the combined capacity approximating 20 million sq meters.
In a paper appearing in Energy Express, a bi-monthly supplement to Optics Express, the open-access journal published by the Optical Society (OSA), the team describes how this film improves the performance of photovoltaic modules in laboratory and field experiments, and they calculate how the anti-reflection film would improve the yearly performance of solar cells deployed over large areas in either Tokyo, Japan or Phoenix, Ariz.
Nanoimprinted structures and components are being used in items such as anti-reflection films, and solar cells.
The U-4100's ability to accommodate large samples and vast array of optional system configurations makes it the ideal system for measuring optical materials used in solar cell manufacturing, such as Anti-Reflection Films, Substrates, Textured Glass and Distribution of Diffusion.
Sunlight readability enhancements by adding brightness enhancements and anti-reflection films to a TFT LCD
Katsumi Makino, Deputy General Manager at Fuji Photo Film, will review the market and technical trends for polarizers, compensation and anti-reflection films, and describe how each can increase screen image performance.
To lower external LCD reflection, polarizer with anti-reflection films is used and upgraded AFFS technology is applied for higher internal panel reflection.