Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 37, Issue 1, pp 309–330

Phenomenological representation of deep and high contrast lamellar gratings by means of the modal method


DOI: 10.1007/s11082-005-1188-2

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Tishchenko, A.V. Opt Quant Electron (2005) 37: 309. doi:10.1007/s11082-005-1188-2


Some remarkable effects are analyzed at the light of the ‘vertical mode’ representation of diffraction on a deep lamellar grating such as total diffraction in transmission and resonant total reflection. The general methodology of this phenomenological representation is given together with rigorous numerical examples.


Diffraction lamellar grating modal method 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.TSI Laboratory UMR CNRS 5516Jean Monnet UniversitySaint-EtienneFrance

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