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Journal of the Optical Society of America A


  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 29, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2012
  • pp: 394–399

A computational inverse diffraction grating problem

Gang Bao, Peijun Li, and Haijun Wu  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 29, Issue 4, pp. 394-399 (2012)

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Consider the diffraction of a time-harmonic plane wave incident on a perfectly reflecting periodic surface. A continuation method on the wavenumber is developed for the inverse diffraction grating problem, which reconstructs the grating profile from measured reflected waves a constant distance away from the structure. Numerical examples are presented to show the validity and efficiency of the proposed method.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(290.3200) Scattering : Inverse scattering

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: November 23, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: December 16, 2011
Published: March 2, 2012

Gang Bao, Peijun Li, and Haijun Wu, "A computational inverse diffraction grating problem," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 29, 394-399 (2012)

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