By Andy Choi
Lumerical Solutions, an international supplier of optoelectronic design software, recently declared the launch of DEVICE 1.0. Designed as a TCAD device simulation tool, the DEVICE 1.0 supports analysis, design, and optimization of semiconductor optoelectronic devices.
By incorporating Lumerical’s photonic design tools, it also provides a user interface that is both intuitive and simple for designing complete physical layout, analysis and optimization of optoelectronic devices. This multi-featured DEVICE facilitates a broad series of applications by combining with photovoltaic devices, CMOS image sensors, and photonic integrated circuit elements.
The DEVICE was specifically developed to leverage the intuitive interface provided by FDTD Solutions and MODE Solutions of Lumerical, and supports both new and existing users. By employing a user-friendly data import/export capability that integrates these products, users can achieve a series of optoelectronic modeling capabilities in a single package
Unlike other related products, the DEVICE has been designed to be used in optoelectronics applications. It will furnish the needs of optical designers who are interested in overall optoelectronic device performance for varied material systems. Furthermore, the DEVICE interface’s high productivity and rapid learning curve will enable professional electrical designers to perform a wide range of applications.
The DEVICE forms the basis for designing optoelectronic devices. It is compatible with all complex computing environments and supports desktop operating systems and also a wide range of HPC technologies. The concurrent computing technology of Lumerical enables users to operate on multiple independent computing resources, wherein the results can be obtained rapidly with quick device optimization. The DEVICE is therefore a unique offering that solves comprehensive challenges by efficiently enabling the optimization of optoelectronic components.