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  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 27, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2010
  • pp: 1424–1431

More on the iteration of the beam propagation method for analyzing Bragg gratings

Hong Shu  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 27, Issue 6, pp. 1424-1431 (2010)

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The mathematical foundation of the iteration of the beam propagation method is described in this paper. Detailed analytical analyses are presented. These analyses explain further how the iteration of the beam propagation method works, and provide the reason why it works. Some additional comments are also presented on the formulation and practical implementation in analyzing Bragg gratings in different situations.

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OCIS Codes
(000.3860) General : Mathematical methods in physics
(000.4430) General : Numerical approximation and analysis
(050.7330) Diffraction and gratings : Volume gratings
(090.7330) Holography : Volume gratings
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(050.1755) Diffraction and gratings : Computational electromagnetic methods

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: March 8, 2010
Revised Manuscript: April 16, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: April 17, 2010
Published: May 21, 2010

Hong Shu, "More on the iteration of the beam propagation method for analyzing Bragg gratings," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 27, 1424-1431 (2010)

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