Abstract: A general classification of all numerical strategies applied to model integrated optics devices is given. Taking it as reference, the finite element method virtues and drawbacks are pointed out. Finally, current challenges and tendencies are presented.
© 2003 Optical Society of America
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.2790) Integrated optics : Guided waves
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.3120) Optical devices : Integrated optics devices
H. H. Figueroa, "Progress in finite element modelling of integrated optics," in Integrated Photonics Research, A. Sawchuk, ed., Vol. 91 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper IME1.
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