## Combined fictitious-sources–scattering-matrix method

JOSA A, Vol. 21, Issue 8, pp. 1417-1423 (2004)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.21.001417

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### Abstract

We describe a way to combine the method of fictitious sources and the scattering-matrix method. The resulting method presents concurrently the advantages of these two rigorous methods. It is able to solve efficiently electromagnetic problems in which the structure is made up of a jacket containing an arbitrary set of scatterers. The method is described in a two-dimensional case, but the basic ideas could be easily extended to three-dimensional cases.

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**OCIS Codes**

(050.1960) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction theory

(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics

**Citation**

Gérard Tayeb and Stefan Enoch, "Combined fictitious-sources–scattering-matrix method," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A **21**, 1417-1423 (2004)

http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-21-8-1417

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