strapy - scattering and transfer matrix model, python
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strapy is python package implementing the combined transfer and scattering matrix
modelling approach described in , jointly developed by the National Physical Laboratory and the Centre for Engineering Photonics at Cranfield University as part of
an EPSRC funded iCASE studentship. The primary motivation to develop this
software was to model the effects of multiple reflections and polarisation
leakage within the optics of homodyne displacement measuring interferometers,
strapy is generally applicable to modelling the propagation of
monochromatic light through networks of planar optical components.
This archive record holds copies of
strapy, along with the
ctmm dependency and their respective documentation, as they were at the time of publication. For up to date copies of the software and documentation please refer to:
If you find an interesting application for
strapy please let us know. If you
want to cite results found using
strapy please cite the accompanying
publication and the software DOI:
- A. Bridges, A. Yacoot, T. Kissinger, R. P. Tatam, “Polarisation-sensitive transfer matrix modelling for displacement measuring interferometry”, awaiting publication
- Cranfield University research data repository - 10.17862/cranfield.rd.12001236
 "Polarisation-sensitive transfer matrix modelling for displacement measuring interferometry", A. Bridges, A. Yacoot, T. Kissinger and R. P. Tatam, awaiting publication.
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