## Multilayer modal method for diffraction from dielectric inhomogeneous apertures

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 <i>R</i>-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

**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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