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  • Vol. 15, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 1998
  • pp: 675–683

Multilayer modal method for diffraction from dielectric inhomogeneous apertures

Ricardo A. Depine and Diana C. Skigin  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 15, Issue 3, pp. 675-683 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.15.000675


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Abstract

The scattering of electromagnetic waves by a dielectric structure that fills a slit aperture in a conducting screen is considered. The cavity consists of two zones of different materials separated by an arbitrarily shaped interface. A rigorous R-matrix multilayer modal method is applied, which gives numerical stability even for deep structures. Examples of the numerical results obtained are shown and discussed for both fundamental cases of polarization.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1940) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering

History
Original Manuscript: April 17, 1997
Revised Manuscript: September 11, 1997
Manuscript Accepted: September 18, 1997
Published: March 1, 1998

Citation
Ricardo A. Depine and Diana C. Skigin, "Multilayer modal method for diffraction from dielectric inhomogeneous apertures," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 15, 675-683 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-15-3-675


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