This introductory FDTD course is primarily intended for beginner to intermediate users, with the goal of giving users an understanding of the solver physics, simulation workflow and data analysis techniques. Upon completion of all course sections and exercises, you will have the ability to independently setup a simulation and select appropriate settings for common applications. Additionally, the courses provide references to useful Knowledge Base articles for each topic, making it easy for you to find advanced simulation methodologies and application examples that are beyond the scope of the course curriculum.
- Basic understanding of optics and Maxwell's equations.
Lectures and demos. A major emphasis is placed on balanced mix of basic theoretical knowledge and helpful practical examples that will allow new users to quickly become proficient and productive with FDTD.