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Interactive Simulation Toolbox for Optics

version 1.9.0.0 (19.5 KB) by Soeren Schmidt
2-dimensional FDTD-Toolbox (Yee Grid,Matrix based,current like sources,PML boundaries, GUI based)

7.6K Downloads

Updated 13 May 2013

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The interactive FDTD-toolbox for MATLAB is a simulation software to model and
simulate two dimensional optical systems in TE-polarization.
It was designed for educational purposes - no further knowledge of MATLAB or computational physics is required. The software is embedded in a graphical user interface in which all
the simulation parameters can be set. Furthermore, geometrical structures are defined via draggable forms which makes the program very intuitive and easy to use. Even difficult simulation structures can be set up in a few minutes.
The program works very efficient, accurate and reliable. To achieve this, a matrix-based algorithm according to Yee’s FDTD-method was implemented allowing easy
parallelization. Furthermore, perfectly matched layer (PML) boundary conditions and current like sources are included for realistic scenarios.

For tutorials see:
http://www.problemsinelectrodynamics.com/ in the "Educational Tools" section, i.e. at http://www.problemsinelectrodynamics.com/tools

Simulation examples:

Photonic crystal - Mode converter:
http://youtu.be/gRGeBEY7Gv8
Beyond the classical reflection law - Reflection at a cylinder -
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aInspqAFWgU
Waveguide Coupling -
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVHB034TmIc
Total Internal Reflection -
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kyPBRSx7dDo
Prism Tunneling -
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBL67nI-hpI
1x3 Photonic Crystal Waveguide Splitter -
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fo8gKhzuHoQ
Photonic Crystal Waveguide - Defect Reflection -
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ekw9nuicww
Photonic Crystal Waveguide Splitter -
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IU3x_OIjduA

Any comments are highly appreciated!

Cite As

Soeren Schmidt (2021). Interactive Simulation Toolbox for Optics (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/40093-interactive-simulation-toolbox-for-optics), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2012a
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

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