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Dr. Yash Agrawal
Photovoltaics QCRF-FDTD Simulator
15 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Jacob R Duritsch, Haejun Chung, Peter Bermel
Simulates optical and electrical behaviors of photovoltaic cells using a FDTD simulation method and QCRF material modeling.
Ahmed Shaker Abdeen
19 Aug 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Xin Tze (Joyce) Tee, Haejun Chung, Peter Bermel
Finite-difference Time-Domain Simulations for photovoltaic cells
ECE 595E Lecture 36: MEEP Tutorial II
12 Apr 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Peter Bermel
Outline:Recap from MondayExamplesMultimode ring resonatorsIsolating individual resonancesKerr nonlinearitiesQuantifying third-harmonic generation
ECE 595E Lecture 35: MEEP Tutorial I
Outline:MEEP InterfacesMEEP ClassesTutorial examples:WaveguideBent waveguide
ECE 595E Lecture 34: Applications of Finite-Difference Time-Domain Simulations
Outline:Recap from WednesdayPeriodic and randomly textured light-trapping structuresOverviewExperimental motivationComputational setupSimulated field evolutionAbsorption spectraFront coatingsCorrelated random structures
ECE 595E Lecture 33: Introduction to Finite-Difference Time-Domain Simulations
Outline:Recap from MondayIntroduction to FDTDSpecial features of MEEP:Perfectly matched layersSubpixel averagingSymmetryScheme (programmable) interfaceExamples:Periodic light-trapping structuresRandomly textured structures
23 Jul 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Jieran Fang, Ludmila Prokopeva, Jan Trieschmann, Nikita Arnold, Alexander V. Kildishev
Time-domain numerical simulation of the local response of a generic four-level gain system to its excitation with a pump-probe pulse sequence.
09 Jul 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Jing Ouyang, Xufeng Wang, Minghao Qi
Finite-Difference Time-Domain Simulations
Molecular Foundry Photonics Toolkit
13 May 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Alexander S McLeod, P. James Schuck, Jeffrey B. Neaton
Simulate realistic 1, 2, or 3-dimension nano-optical systems using the FDTD method.
2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 32 - Understanding fundamental electromagnetic wave phenomena with finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) simulations
19 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Lingxiao Zhang
Experiment vs. Modelling: What's the problem?
05 Jun 2009 | | Contributor(s):: William L. Barnes
Progress in plasmonics has been greatly assisted by developments in experimental techniques and in numerical modelling. This talk will look at some of the difficulties that emerge when comparisons are made between experiment and theory. Through the use of four examples I will illustrate what...
90 Degrees Beam Propagation
24 Sep 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Carlos Montalvo, Derrick Kearney, Jing Ouyang, Minghao Qi
Calculation of beam propagation in dielectric waveguides