The slideshow contains a brief explanation of some advantages of the Finite-Element Method (FEM) for simulations in photonics and nano-optics. Benchmarks against FDTD, RCWA and other FEM solvers show the exceptionally short computation times of the higher-order FEM method implemented in JCMsuite.

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