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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
MIT Photonic Bands (MPB)
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN) at nanoHUB.org
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).