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MIT Photonic Bands

By Carlos Montalvo1, Jing Ouyang2, Minghao Qi2

1. University of Texas at El Paso 2. Purdue University

Compute the band structures and electromagnetic modes of periodic dielectric structures.

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Version 1.1 - published on 23 Mar 2015

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This application computes the band structures and electromagnetic modes of periodic dielectric structures. The program uses fully-vectorial and three-dimensional frequency domain methods. It is designed for the study of photonic crystals. For a more detailed description, please visit: http://ab-initio.mit.edu/wiki/index.php/MIT_Photonic_Bands

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Steven G. Johnson and J. D. Joannopoulos, "Block-iterative frequency-domain methods for Maxwell's equations in a planewave basis (http://www.opticsexpress.org/oearchive/source/27937.htm)," Optics Express 8, no. 3, 173-190 (2001).

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  • Carlos Montalvo; Jing Ouyang; Minghao Qi (2015), "MIT Photonic Bands," https://nanohub.org/resources/MPB. (DOI: 10.4231/D3Q23R16X).

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