In high-NA focusing situations, the vectorial nature of light starts to play a role. To demonstrate it, a high-NA parabolic mirror is used to focus the input plane wave with linear polarizations in different directions. By using the fast-physical-optics simulation techniques in VirtualLab, the fields in the focal plane can be easily examined and a clear difference between the focal spots due to different input polarizations can be seen.
- Use Case (PDF) pdf 19.07.18
- Use Case and sample files in VirtualLab Fusion (ZIP) zip 19.07.18