Majid al-Dosari's postings about scientific computing and data science.
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Task 3: Implement random currents in MEEP
To simulate the effect of temperature on charges, I need to define a random current source in MEEP. I've found the development version of MEEP has this feature. It is given as a noisy lorentzian susceptibility. The math is described in the reference below.
D. Chan, M. Soljačić, and J. Joannopoulos, “Direct calculation of thermal emission for three-dimensionally periodic photonic crystal slabs,” Physical Review E, vol. 74, no. 3, pp. 1-9, Sep. 2006.