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Simulating Near-Field Effects in High-Density Optical-Disk Data Storage
November/December 2003 (vol. 5 no. 6)
pp. 15-21
Aramais R. Zakharian, University of Arizona
Jerome V. Moloney, University of Arizona
Masud Mansuripur, University of Arizona

Plane-wave expansion methods for classical diffraction theory equations, coupled with the direct numerical solution of Maxwell's equations using local grid refinement and the finite-difference time-domain method, help us reliably simulate an optical system's macroscopic and subwavelength components.

Index Terms:
FDTD, grid refinement, optical disk, data storage
Citation:
Aramais R. Zakharian, Jerome V. Moloney, Masud Mansuripur, "Simulating Near-Field Effects in High-Density Optical-Disk Data Storage," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 15-21, Nov.-Dec. 2003, doi:10.1109/MCISE.2003.1238700
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