Dictionary:Tuning thickness

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A bed that is 1/4 wavelength in thickness, for which reflections from its upper and lower surfaces interfere. The interference is constructive where the contrasts of the two interfaces are of opposite polarity, often resulting in an exceptionally strong reflection. See Figure T-17.