On beam propagation methods for modelling in integrated optics
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- Hoekstra, H.J.W.M. Optical and Quantum Electronics (1997) 29: 157. doi:10.1023/A:1018549904885
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In this paper the main features of the Fourier transform and finite difference beam propagation methods are summarized. Limitations and improvements, related to the paraxial approximation, finite differencing and tilted structures are discussed.