FDTD Solutions is a 3D Maxwell solver, capable of analyzing the interaction of UV, visible, and IR radiation with complicated structures employing wavelength scale features.
FDTD Solutions is available to researchers or research groups who have purchased a license for use on Flux.
FDTD Solutions is part of the LSA contributed software library. To use it, you must load the software module:
module load fdtd-solutions
Running from PBS
Use the followiung PBS script. Be sure to replace “fdtd_group” below with the name you were assigned when your lab purchased a license, as well as change your uniqname, resource account name, resource requests, and FSP file directory name appropriately.
#PBS -N fdtd_example #PBS -l procs=8,pmem=1000mb,walltime=02:00:00 #PBS -l gres=fdtd_group:1 #PBS -A example_flux #PBS -q flux #PBS -M firstname.lastname@example.org #PBS -m abe #PBS -j oe #PBS -V # echo "I ran on:" cat $PBS_NODEFILE cd ~/path/to/your/fsp-files # Use mpirun to run with 8 cores mpirun fdtd-engine-impi-lcl *.fsp
Additional information is available on the FDTD Solutions web site at https://www.lumerical.com/tcad-products/fdtd/. For any Flux-specific assistance running FDTD Solutions, contact email@example.com.