Ansys Lumerical's comprehensive suite of photonics simulation and analysis tools offers component-level and system-level simulations to optimize performance, minimize physical prototyping costs and reduce time-to-market.

Ansys Lumerical, a complete photonics simulation software solution, enables the design of photonics components, circuits, and systems. Device and system level tools work together seamlessly allowing designers to model interacting optical, electrical, and thermal effects. Flexible interoperability between products enables a variety of workflows that combine device Multiphysics and photonic circuit simulation with third-party design automation and productivity tools. Python-based automation and flows for building and using compact models support the industry’s leading foundries.

Enhanced design flows enable designers with compact models calibrated to leading foundry processes.

  • Ansys Lumerical FDTD Simulation of Photonic Components
  • [FDTD is the gold – standard for modelling nanophotonic devices, processes and materials]

    3D CAD Environment

    Accurate Material modeling

    Non – Linearity and Anisotropy

    Power Post – processing

  • Lumerical MODE
  • [MODE has everything you need to get the most out of your waveguide and coupler design]

    Accurately simulate Planar Waveguides

    High Accuracy with Advanced Conformal Mesh Solver

    Compatible With Dispersive Materials

    Compatible With High-Index Contrast Materials

  • Lumerical CHARGE
  • Finite-element drift-diffusion/Poisson Solver

    Adaptive mesh generation based on doping, optical, and thermal profiles

    3D CAD design environment

    Flexible Visual material database

  • Lumerical HEAT
  • [Built on the finite element method, HEAT provides designer with comprehensive thermal modelling capabilities]

    Steady state and transient simulation

    Comprehensive thermal material models

    Study conductive, convective and radiative effects

    Joule heating from electric conduction

    Automatic mesh refinement based on import heat profiles

  • Lumerical DGTD
  • [DGTD tackles the most challenging classes of nanophotonic simulation with a finite element Maxwell’s solver]

    Object -conformal finite element mesh, free of staircasing

    Accurate control with higher order mesh polynomials

    Far-field and grating projections

    Gaussian vector beams

  • Lumerical FEEM
  • [FEEM provides superior accuracy and performance scaling with a finite element Maxwell’s solver]

    Accurate results for curved waveguide geometries

    Superior performance scaling with high order mesh polynomials

    Spatially varying index perturbations for modeling active devices

  • Lumerical MQW
  • [MQW simulates quantum mechanical behavior in atomically thin semiconductor layers]

    Fully coupled quantum mechanical structure calculation

    Wavefunction and band diagram calculation

    Gain and spontaneous emission

    Incorporates temperature, field and strain effects

  • Lumerical STACK
  • [STACK is an ideal solution for the rapid analysis of thin multi-layer stacks]

    Ideal for prototyping think film applications

    Plane-wave and dipole illumination functions

    Captures interference and micro activity effects

  • Lumerical INTERCONNECT
  • [Ansys Lumerical’s photonic intergrated circuit simulator verifies multi-mode, bidirection and multi-channel PICs]

    Hierarchical schematic editor

    Frequency domain analysis in circuit solver

    Transient sample and block mode simulators

    Multi-mode and multi-channel support

    PIC element libraries for laser and system modelling

  • Lumerical CML Compiler
  • [Enables proven, automated, cross-simulator photonic compact model library (CML) generation]

    CMLs support multiple EDPA workflows

    IP protected INTERCONNECT and Verilog-A models from a single data source

    High-quality compact models for frequency and time domain simulations

    Generate statically enabled libraries

  • Lumerical Photonic Verilog-A platform
  • [Enables multi-mode, multi-channel and bidirectional photonic circuit modelling when used in conjunction with industry’s leading EDA simulators]

    Facilities design and implementation of electronic-photonic integrated systems

    Bi directional optical port

    Scalable optical channels and modes through CML compiler model generation

    Supports schematic driven layout

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