Ansys Lumerical EME

In this learning track, we will first discuss the basic workflow for eigenmode expansion (EME) simulations and when you should use them. Next, we will cover some background on the calculations performed for the EME method used for Ansys Lumerical EME simulations. Following this, we will cover the basic settings of the Lumerical EME solver region, including the simulation region geometry, cell definition, periodicity, and boundary conditions. We will then discuss ports, cells, and monitors. We will also learn how to interpret the results obtained by running Lumerical EME simulations. Finally, we will discuss the sources of error in a Lumerical EME simulation and learn how to verify the accuracy of simulation results by using convergence testing and error diagnostics. Note: The EME method makes use of the finite difference eigenmode (FDE) solving algorithm, which is covered in detail in the FDE learning track. The FDE learning track is a recommended prerequisite for this course.

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Innovation Course

Lumerical EME — My First Simulation

In this course, we will cover the basic workflow for EME simulations, and when you should use EME simulations. We will also go through a hands-on step-by-step example showing how to set up, run and analyze results for a spot size converter.

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Innovation Course

Lumerical EME — Solver Physics

This course will cover some background on the calculations performed for the Eigenmode Expansion (EME) method used for Ansys Lumerical EME simulations. The EME method makes use of the Finite Difference Eigenmode (FDE) solving algorithm, which is covered in detail in t...Read more

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Innovation Course

Lumerical EME — Solver Region

This course will cover the basic settings of the Ansys Lumerical EME solver region, including the simulation region geometry, cell definition, periodicity and boundary conditions. Note that many of the settings are shared with the FDE solver settings. Those settings will not be covered here. See the Lumerical FDE Learning Track for more information.

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Innovation Course

Lumerical EME — Ports and Monitors

In this course, we will discuss ports, cells, and monitors. It will cover how to add and set up ports, and select port modes. This will be followed by a discussion of monitor types and how to set them up.

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Innovation Course

Lumerical EME — Convergence Test

In this course, we will discuss the sources of error in an Ansys Lumerical EME simulation and how to verify the accuracy of simulation results by using convergence testing and error diagnostics.

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