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This page gives you an overview on our software products.
RP Fiber Calculator is a convenient tool for calculations on optical fibers.
RP Fiber Power is an extremely flexible tool for designing and optimizing fiber devices.
RP Resonator is a particularly flexible tool for laser resonator design.
RP ProPulse can simulate the pulse evolution e.g. in mode-locked lasers and sync-pumped OPOs.
RP Coating is a particularly flexible design tool for dielectric multilayer systems.
RP Q-switch can simulate the power evolution in Q-switched lasers.
Most of our software products support a powerful script language, which gives you an extraordinary degree of flexibility.
Here you learn about software license conditions, updates and upgrades, etc.
Competent technical support is a key quality associated with software from RP Photonics.
RP Photonics has distributors in various countries.
The RP Photonics Software News keep you updated on our developments and give the users additional interesting hints.
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This video shows you the following within about 10 minutes:
A first example is the analysis of a tapered fiber.
We use one of the demo files coming with the software, which contains a custom form for convenient input and inspecting outputs.
It is shown how relatively complex operations can be programmed quite naturally with the supported script language.
Users can of course make modified versions of such scripts and develop their own kinds of simulations.
Another example case concerns the analysis of a fused fiber coupler.
We can analyze how the coupling works for different wavelengths, how it reacts to changes of the coupler design etc.
It is also shown how to use the interactive beam profile viewer to inspect the results in detail.
Various other example cases are just briefly mentioned: calculating mode-dependent bend losses, simulating nonlinear self-focusing at high optical powers, simulating mode-dependent absorption in double-clad fibers, and even simulating the amplification of light in a strongly pumped bulk laser crystal with gain guiding and thermal lensing.
Even the inclusion of propagation in air and other optical devices is possible.
So the software is a powerful tool for more than only fiber optics.