Wave Optics Blog Posts
Understanding Higher-Order Diffraction
Explore how to use the Ewald sphere to study diffraction from planar periodic structures. (Interact directly with the model to get the full picture!)
Building a Metalens Design App with COMSOL Multiphysics®
Here, we explore how to build a simulation app for reflective metalens design, which can easily be compiled into a standalone app.
Shape Optimization in Electromagnetics: Part 1
Learn how shape optimization can be used to improve the designs of wave optics applications. Part 1 of 2.
Modeling Surface Plasmon Polaritons in COMSOL®
Due to their potential applications in nanoscale manipulation of light, surface plasmon polaritons (SPPs) are of great research interest. Learn how to model them here.
How to Use the New Spatial FFT Feature for Applications in Optics
COMSOL Multiphysics® version 6.0 includes the new Spatial FFT feature. Learn how this feature can be used in applications in optics here.
Analyzing an Optical Computation Device with Simulation
Here, we discuss Moore’s law, optical computing, Mach–Zehnder interferometer networks, and wave optics simulation.
Mode Analysis for Electromagnetic Waveguides in COMSOL®
Get an introduction to mode analysis, which can be used to investigate mode characteristics in complex waveguide structures.
Investigating the Penrose Unilluminable Room with Ray Optics
Is the Penrose unilluminable room really unilluminable? We investigate this question using the Ray Optics and Wave Optics modules…
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