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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 2002
  • pp: 335–338

Stable and efficient Bloch-mode computational method for one-dimensional grating waveguides

Qing Cao, Philippe Lalanne, and Jean-Paul Hugonin  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 19, Issue 2, pp. 335-338 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.19.000335


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Abstract

We present a stable and efficient method for the Bloch-mode computation of one-dimensional grating waveguides. The approach uses the Fourier modal method and the S-matrix algorithm to remove numerical instabilities. The use of perfectly matched layers provide a high accuracy. Numerical results obtained for different lamellar grating waveguides and for both TE and TM polarizations illustrate the performance of the approach.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(050.1960) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction theory
(130.2790) Integrated optics : Guided waves
(230.7390) Optical devices : Waveguides, planar
(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation

History
Original Manuscript: March 19, 2001
Revised Manuscript: June 28, 2001
Manuscript Accepted: June 28, 2001
Published: February 1, 2002

Citation
Qing Cao, Philippe Lalanne, and Jean-Paul Hugonin, "Stable and efficient Bloch-mode computational method for one-dimensional grating waveguides," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 19, 335-338 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-19-2-335


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