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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2000
  • pp: 1092–1094

Fourier-modal methods applied to waveguide computational problems

Philippe Lalanne and Eric Silberstein  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 15, pp. 1092-1094 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.25.001092


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Abstract

Rigorous coupled-wave analysis (also called the Fourier-modal method) is an efficient tool for the numerical analysis of grating diffraction problems. We show that, with only a few modifications, this method can be used efficiently for the numerical analysis of aperiodic diffraction problems, including photonic crystal waveguides, Bragg mirrors, and grating couplers. We thus extend the domain of applications of grating theories.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(050.1960) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction theory
(130.2790) Integrated optics : Guided waves
(230.7390) Optical devices : Waveguides, planar

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Philippe Lalanne and Eric Silberstein, "Fourier-modal methods applied to waveguide computational problems," Opt. Lett. 25, 1092-1094 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-25-15-1092


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