To run the simulation, perform the following procedure.

StepAction
1From the Simulation menu, select Additional Output Data.

The Additional Output Data dialog box appears.

2Click the 2D tab.
3Select the Power Overlap Integral check box.

The Normalization and Overlap Integral With are selected automatically.

4Select the Power In Output Waveguides check box.

The Normalization and Output Type are selected automatically (see Figure 9)

BPM - Figure 9 Selections in Additional Output Data dialog box

Figure 9: Selections in Additional Output Data dialog box

5To apply the settings and return to the layout window, click OK.
6Re-save the project.
7From the Simulation menu, select Calculate 2D Isotropic Simulation.
8Ensure that the wavelength is 1.55µm.
9To start the simulation, click Run.

OptiBPM_Simulator opens and the simulation starts to run.

Note: At the end of the simulation, a prompt box appears. Do NOT open

OptiBPM_Analyzer.