Overview

Technical Support

If you purchased Optiwave software from a distributor that is not listed here, please send technical questions to your distributor. Optiwave Systems Inc. – Canada/US East Tel – (613) 224-4700 E-mail – support@optiwave.com Fax – (613) 224-4706 URL – www.optiwave.com Optiwave Europe – Europe Tel – +33 (0) 494 08 27 97 E-mail – support@optiwave.com Fax – +33 (0)…

Installing OptiFDTD

Before installing OptiFDTD, ensure the system requirements described below are available. Hardware and software requirements OptiFDTD requires the following minimum system configuration: Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7, 32-bit or 64-bit, note: 64-bit OS is required to run 64-bit simulators Personal computer with Pentium 4 or higher processor 1.2 GHz (or higher). Multicore CPU is required for increased performance…

FDTD Basics

OptiFDTD is a powerful, highly integrated, user-friendly software that allows computer aided design and simulation of advanced passive photonic components. The OptiFDTD software package is based on the finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method. The FDTD method has been established as a powerful engineering tool for integrated and diffractive optics device simulations. This is due to its…