Abstract

We derive an exact equation for the transverse component of the electric field propagating along a given longitudinal z direction in the presence of an isotropic refractive-index distribution n(x,y).

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Bruno Crosignani, Paolo Di Porto, and Amnon Yariv, "An exact transverse Helmholtz equation: erratum," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 26, 2398-2398 (2009)
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