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  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 28, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2011
  • pp: 2269–2278

Fast convergence with spectral volume integral equation for crossed block-shaped gratings with improved material interface conditions

Martijn C. van Beurden  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 28, Issue 11, pp. 2269-2278 (2011)

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For block-shaped dielectric gratings with two-dimensional periodicity, a spectral-domain volume integral equation is derived in which explicit Fourier factorization rules are employed. The Fourier factorization rules are derived from a projection-operator framework and enhance the numerical accuracy of the method, while maintaining a low computational complexity of O ( N log N ) or better and a low memory demand of O ( N ) .

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OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(050.1755) Diffraction and gratings : Computational electromagnetic methods

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: April 27, 2011
Revised Manuscript: August 26, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: September 12, 2011
Published: October 12, 2011

Martijn C. van Beurden, "Fast convergence with spectral volume integral equation for crossed block-shaped gratings with improved material interface conditions," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 28, 2269-2278 (2011)

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