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UMBC High Performance Computing Facility
Anti-reflective surfaces for mid-IR optical fibers
Curtis Menyuk, CSEE, UMBC
Andrew Docherty, CASPR, UMBC
Joe Weiben, CSEE, UMBC

The preliminary goal of this project is to create and validate a theoretical model for an anti-reflective moth-eye structure to be imprinted on the ends of chalcogenide optical fibers. Further we plan to calculate the transmission spectra of these moth-eye anti-reflective surface designs with different geometries and compare them to experimental results of such surfaces.