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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 15 — Jul. 21, 2008
  • pp: 11548–11554

Perfectly matched layer absorption boundary condition in planewave based transfer-scattering matrix method for photonic crystal device simulation

Ming Li, Xinhua Hu, Zhuo Ye, Kai-Ming Ho, Jiangrong Cao, and Mamoru Miyawaki  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 15, pp. 11548-11554 (2008)

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The performance of the perfectly matched layer absorption boundary condition is fully exploited when it is applied to the planewave based transfer-scattering matrix method in photonic crystal device simulation. The mode profile of one dimensional dielectric waveguide and the optical properties of sub-wavelength aluminum grating with semi-infinite substrate are studied to illustrate the accuracy and power of this approach.

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OCIS Codes
(000.4430) General : Numerical approximation and analysis
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(220.4830) Optical design and fabrication : Systems design
(050.5298) Diffraction and gratings : Photonic crystals
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

Original Manuscript: June 3, 2008
Revised Manuscript: July 10, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: July 12, 2008
Published: July 18, 2008

Ming Li, Xinhua Hu, Zhuo Ye, Kai-Ming Ho, Jiangrong Cao, and Mamoru Miyawaki, "Perfectly matched layer absorption boundary condition in planewave based transfer-scattering matrix method for photonic crystal device simulation," Opt. Express 16, 11548-11554 (2008)

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