antireflection coating

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an·ti·re·flec·tion coat·ing

a film of magnesium fluoride spread on a lens to minimize reflections.
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We numerically analyzed the effect of moth eye antireflection coating on the efficacy of OPVs.
Kanzari, "Broad multilayer antireflection coating by apodized and chirped photonic crystal," Opt.
To mark the Infinity launch, Waterside is offering customers a free coating upgrade for a three-month period by providing its new and exclusive Pureview 'no bloom' antireflection coating (which offers transmission up to 99.
There exist also the antireflection coating made of artificial materials with adjustable properties represented by films with embedded and chaotically distributed nano-particles [9-11] which can be obtained, for example, by sol-gel technique.
The family of larger aperture optics consists of two different birefringent crystals - crystalline quartz and magnesium fluoride (MgF2) - each with a highly efficient broadband antireflection coating, in an air-spaced design.
2] buffer layer to improve adhesion of the frequency-doubled antireflection coating on LBO, Journal of Wuhan University of Technology, Material Science Edition 24: 849-851.
The Quinting movement -- specific to the brand only - is made by superposing several thin-toothed discs of sapphire previously metallised and given an antireflection coating.
Using computer modeling and a variety of advanced chip-manufacturing techniques, researchers have applied an antireflection coating to the front, and a novel combination of multi-layered reflective coatings and a tightly spaced array of lines to the backs of ultrathin silicon films to boost the cells' output by as much as 50 percent.
If the air gap equals zero or is an odd multiple of one-quarter the wavelength of the transmitted light, a typical single-layer antireflection coating is achieved.
This can commonly occur with high index lens materials and as a result, an antireflection coating is always recommended when dispensing a material of index 1.