Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 26, Issue 3, pp S185–S197

A guide to electric field propagation techniques for guided-wave optics

  • D. Yevick
Invited Paper

DOI: 10.1007/BF00384672

Cite this article as:
Yevick, D. Opt Quant Electron (1994) 26: S185. doi:10.1007/BF00384672


We summarize field propagation techniques for fibre and integrated optics with emphasis on fast Fourier transform, finite-difference, finite-element and Lanczos methods for both paraxial and wide-angle calculations.

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© Chapman & Hall 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Yevick
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringQueen's UniversityKingstonCanada