Computation, Simulation and Design Tools

  Coupled analysis for MEMS and Microfluidics (L5)     Photonic components: simulation, modeling and design (L3)
  Microwave and millimeter wave circuits and Other tools
  microsystems: design and modeling (L4)    
  Coupled analysis for MEMS and Microfluidics (L5)

COVENTORWARE 2011. Computer aided design and simulation of MEMS and microfluidic components used in microsystems for different applications. It includes design tools (layout editor, material database, 3D models generator) and simulation modules of main physical phenomena used in microsystems developing and functionalities. (

Modules: ARCHITECT, DESIGNER, ANALYZER, MemElectro, MemMech, CoSolveEM, MemETherm, MemPZR, MemPZE, Damping MM, InertiaMM, MemHenry, MemCFD, Netflow, SwitchSim, ReactSim, MemFSI, BubbleSim, DropSim, SEMulator3D, EM3D


ANSYS Multiphysics 12.1: provides high-fidelity engineering analysis tools that enable the accurate simulation of complex coupled-physics behavior. Combine industry-leading solver technology for all physics disciplines - structural mechanics, heat transfer, fluid flow and electromagnetics - with flexible coupled-physics simulation methods, and parallel scalability.

COMSOL Multiphysics  4.1: (enabling parallel computation): a powerful interactive environment for modeling and solving all kinds of scientific and engineering problems based on partial differential equations (PDEs). – L5
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Photonic components: simulation, modeling and design (L3)

Opti FDTD 10.0: design and simulation of advanced passive and nonlinear photonic devices

OptiBPM 11.0: design of complex photonic integrated circuits for guiding, coupling, switching, splitting, multiplexing and demultiplexing of optical signals.
OptiGrating: design software for modelling integrated and fiber optical devices that incorporate optical gratings.
LaserMod: analysis of optoelectronic devices.
3Lit: design of 3D micro-optical elements.
Zemax:optical design.
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Microwave and millimeter wave circuits and microsystems: design and modeling (L4)


IE3D: Mentor Graphics IE3D software package is a full wave, Method-of-Moments simulator and performs electromagnetic analysis for arbitrary 3-D planar geometry. The electromagnetic analysis includes dispersion, discontinuities, surface waves, higher order modes, conductor loss, dielectric loss and radiation loss.The IE3D software package is based on open boundary Green’s functions formulation and includes an optimization engine that allows the using of multiple objective functions.


CST Studio Suite: is an electromagnetic simulation software that comprise tools for design and optimization of devices operating in a wide range of frequencies – static to optical. Analyses may include thermal and mechanical effects, as well as circuit simulation. CST Microwave Studio module is a tool for the fast and accurate 3D simulation of high frequency devices. It enables the fast and accurate analysis of antennas, filters, couplers, planar and multi-layer structure.

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Other tools


MATLAB 2011: technical computing language and interactive environment for algorithm development, data visualization, data analysis, and numeric computation ( L3, L5). (

Modules: Simulink, Curve Fitting Toolbox, Extended Symbolic Math, Genetic Alghoritms, Image Processing, Neural Network, Optimization Toolbox,  Signal Processing, Spline Toolbox, Statistic Toolbox


Solidworks Office Premium 2008: 2D and 3D design for complex geometries, capable to export CAD files to other simulation software tools; it has additional modules for projects reporting and for growing the productivity of CAD and PDMWorks ( L5) (

Mathematica 7: software environment for technical and scientific computing;numeric and symbolic calculus; suitable for solving linear and non-linear differential equations; 2D and 3D graphics; good flexibility in parameter variations: Software for numeric and symbolic calculus; suitable for solving linear and non-linear differential equations; 2D and 3D graphics; good flexibility in parameter variations ( L5). (
Origin PRO 8: Software for data processing and graphing software for scientists and engineers: graphic, interpretation/interpolation by statistical processing, signal analysis. It includes functions for Statistics, Baseline and Peak Analysis, 3D Fitting, Signal Processing, Image Processing. (
Visual Studio 2008 Pro: an integrated development environment (IDE) used to develop console and graphical user interface applications along with Windows Forms applications, web sites, web applications, and web services in both native code together with managed code for all platforms supported by Microsoft Windows, Windows Mobile, Windows CE, .NET Framework, .NET Compact Framework and Microsoft Silverlight.



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Last update: February, 2012