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Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 26, Issue 3, pp S185-S197

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

  • D. YevickAffiliated withDepartment of Electrical Engineering, Queen's University

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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.