FDTD Solutions

3D/2D Maxwell's solver
for nanophotonic devices
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Key FDTD Solutions applications include:

  • CMOS Image Sensors
  • Solar Cells
  • OLEDs
  • Integrated Optics
  • Surface Metrology
  • Surface Plasmons
  • Metamaterials
  • Photonic Crystals
  • Liquid Crystals
  • Graphene
3D CAD Environment
  • Build 1D, 2D, or 3D models
  • Define custom surfaces and volumes
  • Import from STL, GDSII or images
  • Import spacial refractive index data
  • Parameterizable simulation objects
FDTD CAD Environment
Advanced Conformal Mesh
  • Compatible with dispersive and high-index contrast materials
  • Submesh sensitivity to geometry
  • High accuracy for coarse mesh
  • Read our Conformal Mesh Whitepaper (requires registration)
Conformal Mesh
Multi-coefficient Models
  • Accurately represent real materials over broad wavelength range
  • Automatically generate from sampled data or user defined functions
  • Read our Multi-coefficient Model Whitepaper (requires registration)
Multi-coefficient Models
Nonlinearity and Anisotropy
  • Spatially varying anisotropy
  • Wide range of nonlinear, negative index, and gain models
  • Define new material models with flexible material plugins
FDTD Nonlinearity
Broadband Fixed-angle Source Technique (BFAST)
  • Inject light at a fixed angle over a broad spectrum for periodic structures
  • BFAST accelerate the analysis of:
    • Metamaterials
    • Gratings-based devices
    • Solar cells
    • Image sensors
Broadband fixed-angle source technique
1D Stack Optical Solver
  • Optimize multilayer devices instantly using both plane wave and dipole illumination
  • Include effects due to multilayer interference, material dispersion and anisotropy
  • Assess the quantum efficiency and extraction efficiency of electroluminescent devices
1D Stack Optical Solver
Interoperable with DEVICE
  • Design, simulate, and optimize active components using optical, electrical, and thermal multiphysics
    • Photovoltaic
    • Electro-optic
    • Opto-thermal
Interoperable with Ray-Tracing
  • Addresses applications that require both nanoscale and macroscale optics
Interoperability with Ray-Tracing

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