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powerful tools for efficient laser development and laser science
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.
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The RP Photonics Software News keep you updated on our developments and give the users additional interesting hints.
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News on Software from RP Photonics

Here we publish (roughly once per month) news and useful hints on software – for example, about the use and application of our software products, new features, updates and upgrades, and on algorithms. We do this in the form of a blog, which we try to make informative and useful.

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2018-04-20How to Treat Thermal Lensing in Simulations
2018-03-19Various Improvements for the Simulation Software RP Fiber Power
2018-02-22Modeling Pair-induced Quenching in Erbium-doped Fiber Amplifiers
2018-01-19Making Color Plots
2017-11-17Modeling Multi-Stage Amplifiers with RP Fiber Power
2017-10-23Self Starting of Passively Mode-locked Lasers: Difficult to Model
2017-09-22Pulse Amplification in the Steady State
2017-08-18How to Efficiently Track Down Numerical Problems
2017-07-13New Editor Features: Syntax Highlighting, Parameter Help, Syntax Checking, Automatic Code Reformatting
2017-05-31A Powerful Debugger and Further New Software Features
2017-04-26How to Calculate Misalignment Effects in Laser Resonators
2017-03-28At which Wavelength will a Laser Emit?
2017-03-01Stimulated Raman Scattering in Beam Propagation Calculations
2017-01-19Character Encodings: a Useful Overview and New Features for Software of RP Photonics
2016-12-21Laser Simulations which Do Not Work
2016-11-17Convenient New Feature: Execute Post-Scripts after Your Main Script
2016-09-27Transverse Dependencies in Fiber Amplifier and Laser Modeling
2016-08-29Some Handy Software Tools
2016-07-22Ultrashort Pulse Simulations with RP Fiber Power
2016-06-21New Feature: Code Snippets Library
2016-05-27How to Export Data From Our Software
2016-04-12Fiber Laser Model with More Than One Active Fiber
2016-03-0964-bit Versions for Any Customer
2016-02-12Commercial and Non-commercial Licenses for RP Software
2015-12-10Custom Forms in RP Resonator and RP Coating
2015-10-31The Powerful Expression Engine in Software from RP Photonics
2015-10-01Making Plots With a Variation of Operation or System Parameters
2015-08-20Reasons for Not Engaging in Computer Modeling of Laser Devices
2015-07-13Regular Expressions – a Powerful Mechanism for Search & Replace Operations and Input Validation
2015-06-01The Transparent Laser
2015-04-29RP Fiber Power V6: Custom Forms, Tailored to Specific Applications
2015-03-23Power Propagation vs. Beam Propagation
2015-02-18Temporally Limited Licenses for RP Software
2015-01-26Using Software Requires Trust – More Than You Might Think
2014-11-24Some Tips Concerning the Script Language of RP Software
2014-10-20Typical Limitations of Numerical Modeling
2014-09-1064-bit Versions of RP Software
2014-07-17What Makes a Good Physics Model
2014-06-11RP Fiber Calculator PRO is Finished!
2014-03-18A New Fiber Optics Software – Free to Use!
2013-12-12How to Move a Software License to a New PC
2013-10-21New Video for the RP Fiber Power Software; Free Updates
2013-10-02How Mathematical Expressions are Treated in the Script Language of RP Photonics Software
2013-09-02RP Fiber Power V5: Numerical Beam Propagation
2013-06-28Updates for RP Software
2013-06-13Validating Numerical Simulation Software