COMSOL Conference 2013

Optics, Photonics, and Semiconductors

Optics, photonics, and semiconductor devices can be designed and evaluated using multiphysics simulation. Applications such as sensors, diffraction gratings, and optical couplers were featured this year at the COMSOL Conference. For details, view the papers, posters, and presentations on this page.

A Computational Approach for Simulating p-Type Silicon Piezoresistor Using Four Point Bending Setup

T.H. Tan1, S.J.N. Mitchell1, D.W. McNeill1, H. Wadsworth2, S. Strahan2

1Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom
2Schrader Electronics Ltd, Antrim, United Kingdom

Au Nanoparticle-based Plasmonic Enhancement of Photocurrent in Gallium Nitride Metal-Semiconductor-Metal (MSM) Ultraviolet Photodetectors

Arjun Shetty1, K J Vinoy1, S B Krupanidhi2

1Electrical Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
2Materials Research Centre, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

COMSOL Multiphysics® Investigation of Radiative and Nonradiative Channels of Quantum Emitter Fluorescence near Hyperbolic Metamaterial

A. Pavlov1, V. Klimov1, I. Zabkov2, D. Guzatov3

1Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow, Russia
2Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Dolgoprudnj, Russia
3State University of Grodno, Grodno, Belarus

Characterization of a 3D Photonic Crystal Structure Using Port and S-Parameter Analysis

M. Dong1, M. Tomes1, M. Eichenfield2, M. Jarrahi1, T. Carmon1

1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
2Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, USA

Demonstration of All-Optical NAND Logic Gate Using Photonic Integrated Circuits

J. T. Andrews, R. Choubey, O P Choudhary, N. Malviya, A. Patel, M. Kumar, S. Chouksey, J. Solanki

National MEMS Design Center, Department of Applied Physics, Shri G S Institute of Technology & Science, Indore 452003 MP, India

Design and Optimization of Electrostatically Actuated Micromirror

Anna Thomas1, Juny Thomas1, Deepika Vijayan1, K.Govardhan2

1VIT University, Sensor System Technology, School of Electronics Engineering, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
2VIT University, MEMS & Sensor Division, School of Electronics Engineering, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

Designing and Simulating THz Guided Wave Devices Using Finite Element Techniques

L. M. Hayden, D. A. Sweigart

Department of Physics, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, USA

Effects of Forced Airflow Cooling on Laser Beam Heating of Volume Bragg Gratings

S. Kaim1, B. Anderson1, G. Venus1, J. Lumeau1, V. Smirnov2, B. Zeldovich1, L. Glebov1

1CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA
2OptiGrate Corp, Oviedo, FL, USA

Enhancement of Terahertz Emission by AuGe Nanopatterns

H. Surdi, A. Singh, S. S. Prabhu

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha 
Road, Mumbai,India

Evaluation of Internal Resistance and Power Loss in Micro Thermoelectric Generators (µTEGs)

S. Seif, K. Cadien

Department of Chemical & Materials Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

Forces and Heating in Plasmonic Particles

M. Gonçalves, O. Marti

Ulm University - Inst. of Experimental Physics, Ulm, Germany

Incoherent Propagation of Light in Coherent Models

A. Čampa, J. Krč, M. Topič

University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Mie Scattering of Electromagnetic Waves

J. Crompton, S. Yushanov, K. Koppenhoefer

AltaSim Technologies, Columbus, OH, USA

Modeling Light Propagation in Skin for Visualization of Subcutaneous Veins

H. Kwon, R. Huancaya

Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI, USA

Modeling and Simulation of Silicon Optical MEMS Switches Controlled by Electrostatic Field

J. Golebiowski, S. Milcarz

Technical University of Lodz, Poland

Modeling of Multiconductor Microstrip Systems on Microwave Integrated Circuits

S. Musa, M. N. O. Sadiku

Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX, USA

Modeling of Resonant Optical Trapping in a 2D Photonic Crystal Cavity

U.P. Dharanipathy, N. Descharmes, Z. Diao, M. Tonin, R. Houdré

Institut de Physique de la Matière Condensée, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland

Numerical Analysis of Perforated Microring Resonator Based Refractive Index Sensor

M. Gabalis, D. Urbonas, R. Petruskevicius

Institute of Physics of Center for Physical Sciences and Technology, Vilnius, Lithuania

Numerical Study of Local Density of States in Photonic Crystal Waveguides

A. Javadi, P. Lodahl

Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Optical Forces and Torques Acting on Non-spherical Metallic Nanoparticles

M. Siler, O. Brzobohaty, V. Karasek, P. Zemanek

Inst. Scientific Instruments of the ASCR, Brno, Czech Republic

Optimization of 3D Layered Metal-Dielectric Stacks (MDS) for Near-Field Fluorescence Imaging

P.S. Tan1, K. Elsayad2, K. Heinze1

1Rudolf Virchow Center, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany
2Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP), Vienna, Austria

Simulation of Light Coupling Reciprocity for a Photonic Grating

V. Kivijärvi, M. Erdmanis, I. Tittonen

Aalto University, Department of Micro- and Nanosciences, Espoo, Finland

Simulation, Fabrication and Observation of Plasmonic Halos

F. Ye, M. Burns, J. Merlo, M. Naughton

Department of Physics, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA

Surface Plasmon Resonance Sensors: Optimization of Diffraction Grating and Prism Couplers

W. Raja, A. Alabastri, S. Tuccio, R. Proietti Zaccaria

Department of Nanostructures, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova, Italy

ISBN: 978-0-9910001-5-9
ISSN: 2372-2215