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|Full description=MIT Photonic Bands (MPB) computes the band structures (dispersion relations) and electromagnetic modes of periodic dielectric structures, and is applicable both to photonic crystals (photonic band-gap materials) and other optical problems. Its features include: fully-vectorial, 3D computations; a flexible user-interface based upon the GNU Guile scripting language; output in HDF format; and iterative, targeted eigensolver methods to address very large problems by solving for only a few states near a specified frequency.
 
|Full description=MIT Photonic Bands (MPB) computes the band structures (dispersion relations) and electromagnetic modes of periodic dielectric structures, and is applicable both to photonic crystals (photonic band-gap materials) and other optical problems. Its features include: fully-vectorial, 3D computations; a flexible user-interface based upon the GNU Guile scripting language; output in HDF format; and iterative, targeted eigensolver methods to address very large problems by solving for only a few states near a specified frequency.
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|Homepage URL=http://ab-initio.mit.edu/wiki/index.php/MIT_Photonic_Bands
 
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|Documentation note=User manual available from http://ab-initio.mit.edu/mpb/doc/; user tutorial available from http://ab-initio.mit.edu/mpb/doc/user-tutorial.html and from http://ab-initio.mit.edu/mpb/doc/analysis-tutorial.html; developer's guide available from http://ab-initio.mit.edu/mpb/doc/developer.html
 
|Documentation note=User manual available from http://ab-initio.mit.edu/mpb/doc/; user tutorial available from http://ab-initio.mit.edu/mpb/doc/user-tutorial.html and from http://ab-initio.mit.edu/mpb/doc/analysis-tutorial.html; developer's guide available from http://ab-initio.mit.edu/mpb/doc/developer.html
 
|Paid support=Consulting available from Prof. John D. Joannopoulos at 1-617-253-4806 (phone) or 1-617-253-2563 (fax).
 
|Paid support=Consulting available from Prof. John D. Joannopoulos at 1-617-253-4806 (phone) or 1-617-253-2563 (fax).
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|Keywords=physics,MIT photonic bands,optics,eigensolver
 
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|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Version date=2014/03/28
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|Version download=http://ab-initio.mit.edu/mpb/mpb-1.5.tar.gz
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MIT Photonic Bands

http://ab-initio.mit.edu/wiki/index.php/MIT_Photonic_Bands
Computes photonic band structures

MIT Photonic Bands (MPB) computes the band structures (dispersion relations) and electromagnetic modes of periodic dielectric structures, and is applicable both to photonic crystals (photonic band-gap materials) and other optical problems. Its features include: fully-vectorial, 3D computations; a flexible user-interface based upon the GNU Guile scripting language; output in HDF format; and iterative, targeted eigensolver methods to address very large problems by solving for only a few states near a specified frequency.

Documentation

User manual available from http://ab-initio.mit.edu/mpb/doc/; user tutorial available from http://ab-initio.mit.edu/mpb/doc/user-tutorial.html and from http://ab-initio.mit.edu/mpb/doc/analysis-tutorial.html; developer's guide available from http://ab-initio.mit.edu/mpb/doc/developer.html



Download

http://ab-initio.mit.edu/mpb/mpb-1.5.tar.gz

version 1.5 (stable)
released on 28 March 2014




Consulting available from Prof. John D. Joannopoulos at 1-617-253-4806 (phone) or 1-617-253-2563 (fax).

Categories





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Janet Casey

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11 January 2001




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Steven G. Johnson Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
HelpE-mailmailto:mpb-announce@ab-initio.mit.edu
Bug Tracking,SupportE-mailmailto:mpb-discuss@ab-initio.mit.edu
SupportNewsgroupgmane.comp.science.photonic-bands


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to uselibctl 2.2 or later
Weak prerequisiteFFTW
Weak prerequisiteGuile
Weak prerequisiteHDF (see http://ab-initio.mit.edu/mpb/hdf.html)
Weak prerequisiteLAPACK
Weak prerequisiteBLAS

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 1 March 2017.



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