finite element beam propagation

A finite element beam propagation method for simulation of liquid crystal devices

FREE-DOWNLOAD [PDF] PJM Vanbrabant, J Beeckman, K Neyts… – Opt. …, 2009 –
Abstract: An efficient full-vectorial finite element beam propagation method is presented that
uses higher order vector elements to calculate the wide angle propagation of an optical field
through inhomogeneous, anisotropic optical materials such as liquid crystals. The full