S4: Stanford Stratified Structure Solver

By Jiarui Kang, Xufeng Wang1, Peter Bermel1, Chang Liu1

1. Purdue University

S4 is a frequency domain code to solve layered periodic structures. Internally, it uses Rigorous Coupled Wave Analysis (RCWA; also called the Fourier Modal Method (FMM)) and the S-matrix algorithm.

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Version 1.11 - published on 13 Aug 2014

doi:10.4231/D35T3G11T cite this

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1611 Is there an example that uses a DBR stack?
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1560 why the materials can’t be defined as anisotropy material
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1469 Why do grating periods< 1 result in a strange permittivity profile?
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1468 2D Grating with periods < 1 give a strange permittivity
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1456 How to select polarization of the incident wave?
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1440 what is the difference between AddLayer(‘slab’) and A
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1433 How does S4 rescale the unit in the control file?
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1432 Can S4 be used to simulate vertical tapering nanowire arrays by divide the arrays into different levels?
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1389 Why is there a discrepancy between the control file interface and the GUI?
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1354 How can I define the thickness of each layer in S4?
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1344 What does lattice vector means in the S4 simulation set up?
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