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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 21 — Oct. 21, 2013
  • pp: 25236–25247

Efficient curvilinear coordinate method for grating diffraction simulation

Alexey A. Shcherbakov and Alexandre V. Tishchenko  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 21, pp. 25236-25247 (2013)

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The article presents a new method for rigorous simulation of the light diffraction on one-dimensional gratings. The method is capable to solve metal-dielectric structures in linear time and consumed memory with respect to structure complexity. Exceptional performance and convergence for metal gratings are achieved by implementing a curvilinear coordinate transformation into the generalized source method previously developed for dielectric gratings.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(050.1755) Diffraction and gratings : Computational electromagnetic methods

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: July 9, 2013
Revised Manuscript: August 21, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 7, 2013
Published: October 15, 2013

Alexey A. Shcherbakov and Alexandre V. Tishchenko, "Efficient curvilinear coordinate method for grating diffraction simulation," Opt. Express 21, 25236-25247 (2013)

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