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A powerful photonic crystal simulator

CrystalWave Features

A complete toolkit for photonic crystal modelling

Photonic-Crystal Optimised Layout Editor
Allows you to easily effortlessly 2D and 3D photonic crystal lattices in a fully flexible way.

FDTD Engine
Advanced 2D and 3D FDTD Engine (Finite Difference Time Domain).
Offers multi-core and 64-bit support, as well as clustered calculations.
Available with Active FDTD for modelling nano-cavities and photonic crystal lasers.

FETD Engine
Advanced 2D and 3D FETD Engine (Finite Element Time Domain), ideal for modelling plasmonic devices.
Offers multi-core and 64-bit support.

FEFD Engine
Extremely fast 2D Finite Element Frequency Domain simulator.
Offers multi-core and 64-bit support.

RCWA Engine
Model 1D-periodic and 2D-periodic gratings, metamaterials and diffractive optical elements with our innovative RCWA Engine.

Band Structure Analyser
Computes the band diagrams, band gaps, band surfaces and Bloch modes of your 2D or 3D photonic crystal lattices.

Output to GDSII
with structure and array reference support.

Script automation
Extensive command-line interface, support for scripting with Python and MATLAB.

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PC: x86+x64: Win Vista/7/8/10, 1GB RAM, 2GHz or better recommended.
UNIX / Linux: Clustered version available on UNIX / Linux systems.