Discrete bases for the efficient modeling of high numerical aperture fields are described. Several simple test cases are presented, including monochromatic fields with linear, radial and azimuthal polarization and a partially coherent field.
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(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.1960) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction theory
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
N. J. Moore and M. A. Alonso, "Bases for the Description of Focused Electromagnetic Fields," in Frontiers in Optics 2009/Laser Science XXV/Fall 2009 OSA Optics & Photonics Technical Digest, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper FWH1.
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