OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Vol. 17, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 1992
  • pp: 1743–1745

Multistep method for wide-angle beam propagation

G. Ronald Hadley  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 17, Issue 24, pp. 1743-1745 (1992)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.17.001743


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (400 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

A new beam-propagation method is presented whereby the Padé approximant wide-angle propagation operator is factored into a series of simpler Padé (1, 1) operators, thus leading naturally to a multistep method whose component steps are each solvable by using readily available paraxiallike solution techniques. The resulting method allows accurate approximations to true Helmholtz propagation while incurring only a modest numerical penalty. In addition, the tridiagonal form of the component steps allows the straightforward use of the previously reported transparent boundary condition.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: July 27, 1992
Published: December 15, 1992

Citation
G. Ronald Hadley, "Multistep method for wide-angle beam propagation," Opt. Lett. 17, 1743-1745 (1992)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-17-24-1743

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

If you are accessing the full text through a member bundle, please use the Enhanced HTML link to gain access to the citation lists and other restricted features. Note that accessing both the PDF and HTML versions of an article will count as only one download against your account.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

If you are accessing the full text through a member bundle, please use the Enhanced HTML link to gain access to the citation lists and other restricted features. Note that accessing both the PDF and HTML versions of an article will count as only one download against your account.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

If you wish to use one of your free member downloads to view the figures, click "Enhanced HTML" above and access the figures from the article itself or from the navigation tab.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

If you are accessing the full text through a member bundle, please use the Enhanced HTML link to gain access to the citation lists and other restricted features. Note that accessing both the PDF and HTML versions of an article will count as only one download against your account.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited