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  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2013
  • pp: 2510–2518

Efficient integral equation-based analysis of finite periodic structures in the optical frequency range

Nilufer A. Ozdemir and Christophe Craeye  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 30, Issue 12, pp. 2510-2518 (2013)

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The optical response of dense finite arrays of nanoparticles can be efficiently analyzed with the help of macro basis functions obtained by employing the array scanning method. This is demonstrated by analyzing optical collimation in arrays of silver nanorods. The accuracy of the solution obtained with the proposed method has been validated by comparison with solutions obtained employing the Krylov subspace iterative method. The relative error in the electric field distribution on an observation plane above the finite array is of the order of 25dB, while the number of unknowns is reduced by a factor of 32.

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OCIS Codes
(000.4430) General : Numerical approximation and analysis
(050.1755) Diffraction and gratings : Computational electromagnetic methods
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics
(310.6628) Thin films : Subwavelength structures, nanostructures

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Original Manuscript: May 28, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 29, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: October 14, 2013
Published: November 12, 2013

Nilufer A. Ozdemir and Christophe Craeye, "Efficient integral equation-based analysis of finite periodic structures in the optical frequency range," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 30, 2510-2518 (2013)

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