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  • Vol. 4, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1987
  • pp: 281–291

Review of some inverse methods in electromagnetics

T. M. Habashy and R. Mittra  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp. 281-291 (1987)

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The purpose of this paper is to review some of the inverse methods in electromagnetics for the reconstruction of one-dimensional complex refractive-index profiles, using transient or spectral data. Two different categories of inversion schemes, viz., the differential-inverse and integral-inverse algorithms, are discussed.

© 1987 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: May 2, 1986
Manuscript Accepted: September 26, 1986
Published: January 1, 1987

T. M. Habashy and R. Mittra, "Review of some inverse methods in electromagnetics," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 4, 281-291 (1987)

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