Finite-element model for three-dimensional optical scattering problems
JOSA A, Vol. 24, Issue 3, pp. 866-881 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.24.000866
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Abstract
We present a three-dimensional model based on the finite-element method for solving the time-harmonic Maxwell equation in optics. It applies to isotropic or anisotropic dielectrics and metals and to many configurations such as an isolated scatterer in a multilayer, bi-gratings, and crystals. We discuss the application of the model to near-field optical recording.
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OCIS Codes
(000.3860) General : Mathematical methods in physics
(000.4430) General : Numerical approximation and analysis
(210.4770) Optical data storage : Optical recording
(240.7040) Optics at surfaces : Tunneling
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces
History
Original Manuscript: December 1, 2005
Revised Manuscript: August 14, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: August 16, 2006
Published: February 14, 2007
Citation
Xiuhong Wei, Arthur J. Wachters, and H. Paul Urbach, "Finite-element model for three-dimensional optical scattering problems," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 24, 866-881 (2007)
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