An anisotropie PML for use with biaxial media

Arnan Mitchell, James T. Aberle, David M. Kokotoff, Michael W. Austin

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This paper presents the conditions required for an anisotropic perfectly matched layer for material exhibiting a biaxial permittivity tensor. Such materials are common in optical devices. This derivation does not treat arbitrary orientations, but should be general enough for many common situations. The effectiveness of this absorbing boundary condition is considered using the finite-element method.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)374-377
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes


  • Finite methods
  • Perfectly matched layer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiation
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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