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Advances in OptoElectronics
Volume 2011, Article ID 196707, 6 pages
Research Article

Oblique Du-Fort Frankel Beam Propagation Method

The George Green Institute for Electromagnetic Research, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK

Received 15 May 2010; Accepted 24 July 2010

Academic Editor: Jun Shibayama

Copyright © 2011 Ken Chan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The oblique BPM based on the Du-Fort Frankel method is presented. The paper demonstrates the accuracy and the computational improvements of the scheme compared to the oblique BPM based on Crank-Nicholson (CN) scheme.