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Reconstruction Of The Permittivity Profile Of A Stratified Dielectric Layer
Author(s): E. Vogelzang; H. A. Ferwerda; D. Yevick
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Paper Abstract

A numerical procedure is given for the reconstruction of the permittivity profile of a dielectric slab on a perfect conductor. Profiles not supporting guided modes are reconstructed from the complex reflection amplitude for TE-polarized, monochromatic plane waves incident from different directions using the Marchenko theory. The contribution of guided modes is incorporated in the reconstruction procedure through the Gelfand-Levitan equations. An advantage of our approach is that a unique solution for the permittivity profile is obtained without the use of complicated regularization techniques. Some illustrative numerical examples are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 March 1985
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0492, 1984 European Conf on Optics, Optical Systems, and Applications, (27 March 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.943736
Show Author Affiliations
E. Vogelzang, University of Groningen (The Netherlands)
H. A. Ferwerda, University of Groningen (The Netherlands)
D. Yevick, Institute of Optical Research (Sweden)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0492:
1984 European Conf on Optics, Optical Systems, and Applications
Bouwe Bolger; Hedzer A. Ferwerda, Editor(s)

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