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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1996
  • pp: 4–5

Boundaryless beam propagation

François Ladouceur  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 4-5 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.000004


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Abstract

A new beam-propagation scheme based on a finite-difference algorithm is proposed. The main property of this scheme is to avoid the boundary conditions altogether, by mapping the infinite space onto a finite-size domain. This mapping, together with a rescaling of the field, leads to a fast and easy-to-implement algorithm that can be used when boundary condition constraints are important.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: August 23, 1995
Published: January 1, 1996

Citation
François Ladouceur, "Boundaryless beam propagation," Opt. Lett. 21, 4-5 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-1-4

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