Iterative Computational Scheme of Studying Electromagnetic Wave Propagation through Dielectric Thin Film Medium


  • E Ugwu
  • C Okeke



We present an approach to the computation of electromagnetic wave propagation through a dielectric thin film medium using iterative scheme. We used the Green's function technique involving some necessary boundary condition to solve the scalar wave equation. Non-vectorial aspects of the propagating wave through the thin film resulting from the film orientation were considered. The iterative numerical scheme based on the parallel use of Lippmann-Schwinger and Dyson's equations is demonstrated and used judiciously in the computation. The influence of the numerical parameters such as Green's function, thickness of the thin film, dielectric perturbation, Δεp(z) and mesh size, Np on the propagating wave for three region of electromagnetic wave were clearly assessed.


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How to Cite

Ugwu, E. and Okeke, C. (2011) “Iterative Computational Scheme of Studying Electromagnetic Wave Propagation through Dielectric Thin Film Medium”, The International Journal of Multiphysics, 5(3), pp. 267-274. doi: 10.1260/1750-9548.5.3.267.