Plane Wave Expansion (PWE) Method

Plane Wave Expansion (PWE) Method Introduction

The Maxwell equation in a transparent, time-invariant, source free, and non-magnetic medium can be written in the following form: where ε() is the space dependent dielectric function, c is speed of light in vacuum, and is the optical magnetic field vector of a definite frequency ω with time dependence eiωt . This equation is sometimes called the…


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