Vectorial beam-propagation method for integrated optics

Vectorial beam-propagation method for integrated optics

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A finite-difference beam-propagation method is derived directly from the vectorial Maxwell equations. The new approach allows the analysis of coupling between various components of the electric-field vector for optical beams propagating in dielectric waveguides as well as corresponding changes in the beam-polarisation state.


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