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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 2007
  • pp: 3188–3190

Model for efficient simulation of spatially incoherent light using the Wiener chaos expansion method

Majid Badieirostami, Ali Adibi, Hao-Min Zhou, and Shui-Nee Chow  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 21, pp. 3188-3190 (2007)

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We demonstrate a new and efficient technique for modeling and simulation of spatially incoherent sources using the Wiener chaos expansion method. By implementing this new model, we show that a practical-size photonic structure with a spatially incoherent input source can be analyzed more than 2 orders of magnitude faster compared with the conventional models without sacrificing the accuracy.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(030.6600) Coherence and statistical optics : Statistical optics
(080.2720) Geometric optics : Mathematical methods (general)

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

Original Manuscript: August 9, 2007
Revised Manuscript: September 27, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: September 28, 2007
Published: October 26, 2007

Majid Badieirostami, Ali Adibi, Hao-Min Zhou, and Shui-Nee Chow, "Model for efficient simulation of spatially incoherent light using the Wiener chaos expansion method," Opt. Lett. 32, 3188-3190 (2007)

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