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Time-domain finite-difference beam propagation method

Masoudi, H.M. and AlSunaidi, M.A. and Arnold, J.M. (1999) Time-domain finite-difference beam propagation method. Photonics Technology Letters, IEEE, 11.

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Abstract

A new technique to model the behavior of pulsed optical beams in waveguides is proposed and analyzed. The technique is an extension of the traditional continuous-wave beam propagation method (BPNI) to include time dependence, therefore called the time-domain BPM (TD-BPM). The method was tested using different waveguide examples and it is concluded that the technique is simple and accurate. Compared with the finite-difference TD method, the new TD-BPM is more efficient in terms of computer memory and execution time especially for large optical devices



Item Type:Article
Date:October 1999
Date Type:Publication
Subjects:Computer
Divisions:College Of Engineering Sciences > Electrical Engineering Dept
Creators:Masoudi, H.M. and AlSunaidi, M.A. and Arnold, J.M.
ID Code:14728
Deposited By:KFUPM ePrints Admin
Deposited On:24 Jun 2008 16:47
Last Modified:12 Apr 2011 13:17

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