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Adaptive numerical methods for problems of integrated optics
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Paper Abstract

We review key algorithms for the numerical solution of waveguide eigenvalue problems and discuss their application to a typical simulation problem in integrated optics - the computation of eigenmodes of a MQW laser structure. Here we focus mainly on a self adaptive realization of the codes supplying solutions with prescribed accuracy in a CPU-time as short as possible. In a brief outlook we show how to extend these principles to solve general time-harmonic and time-dependent scattering problems in an adaptive finite element context.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 June 2003
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4987, Integrated Optics: Devices, Materials, and Technologies VII, (19 June 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.474356
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Frank Schmidt, Konrad-Zuse-Zentrum für Informationstechnik Berlin (Germany)
Lin Zschiedrich, Konrad-Zuse-Zentrum für Informationstechnik Berlin (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4987:
Integrated Optics: Devices, Materials, and Technologies VII
Yakov S. Sidorin; Ari Tervonen, Editor(s)

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