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Numerical solution techniques to the time-dependent Maxwell equations for highly scattering media
Author(s): S. Mandel; S. Menon; W. Harshawardhan; Qichang C. Su; R. Grobe
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Paper Abstract

We discuss how a spectral-domain method in combination with a split-operator technique can be used to calculate exact solutions of the time-dependent Maxwell equations. We apply this technique to study the propagation of a light pulse through an inhomogeneous medium consisting of practically arbitrarily shaped dielectric and metallic materials.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 November 2001
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4431, Photon Migration, Optical Coherence Tomography, and Microscopy, (2 November 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.447416
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S. Mandel, Illinois State Univ. (United States)
S. Menon, Illinois State Univ. (United States)
W. Harshawardhan, Illinois State Univ. (United States)
Qichang C. Su, Illinois State Univ. (United States)
R. Grobe, Illinois State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4431:
Photon Migration, Optical Coherence Tomography, and Microscopy
Stefan Andersson-Engels; Michael F. Kaschke, Editor(s)

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