Transfer Matrix Methods for Annular Periodic Multilayered Structures

Document Type : Original Article


1 School of Molecular Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009, Australia

2 Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, 603202, Tamilnadu, India


Analysis of complex one-dimensional photonic systems is a challenge to the scientific community. To solve such a problem in the past computational techniques have been deployed. Transfer matrix or so-called characteristics matrix is one of the widely used methods acceptable for multilayered systems. The convectional transfer matrix method has some drawbacks to solving an annular type multilayered system. This paper presents the transfer matrix method to investigate the electromagnetic wave propagation in the annular multilayered photonic structures.


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