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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 8 — Aug. 30, 2004
  • pp: 1417–1423

Combined fictitious-sources–scattering-matrix method

Gérard Tayeb and Stefan Enoch  »View Author Affiliations

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

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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

Original Manuscript: November 14, 2003
Revised Manuscript: February 18, 2004
Manuscript Accepted: February 18, 2004
Published: August 1, 2004

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

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