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MEEP

swMATH ID: 569
Software Authors: Ardavan F. Oskooi, David Roundy, Mihai Ibanescu, Peter Bermel, J.D. Joannopoulos, Steven G. Johnson
Description: MEEP: A flexible free-software package for electromagnetic simulations by the FDTD method. This paper describes MEEP, a popular free implementation of the finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method for simulating electromagnetism. In particular, we focus on aspects of implementing a full-featured FDTD package that go beyond standard textbook descriptions of the algorithm, or ways in which MEEP differs from typical FDTD implementations. These include pervasive interpolation and accurate modeling of subpixel features, advanced signal processing, support for nonlinear materials via Padé approximants, and flexible scripting capabilities.
Homepage: http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/summaries/AEFU_v1_0.html
Programming Languages: C++.
Operating Systems: Any Unix-like system; developed under Debian GNU/Linux 5.0.2.
Keywords: Computational electromagnetism; FDTD; Maxwell solver.
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