CST – Computer Simulation Technology

CST STUDIO SUITE - Optical Training

This training aims to improve your skills with one full day of hands-on optical training with CST STUDIO SUITE® 2018 tools dedicated to the simulation of electromagnetic, photonic, and plasmonic applications. The full CST STUDIO SUITE optical training course consists of two training days.

Dassault Systèmes
301 E Ocean Blvd, Suite 1200
Long Beach, CA, 90802 United States
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (both days)
From: October 24, 2018
Till: October 25, 2018
Language: English

Fee: $1000
No registration possible.

This training will cover the following topics

  • Basic and Advanced Parametric Modeling
  • CAD Import and Parameterization
  • Solver Overview and Help Overview
  • Advanced Material Models for Photonic and Plasmonic Applications (Dispersive, Nonlinear..)
  • Waveguide Port Basics and Advance for Photonic Applications
  • Optical Sources (Gaussian Beam, Hertzian Dipole…)
  • Optical Applications using Different Solvers
  • Performance Tuning and Meshing
  • Template-Based Post-processing (Reflectance, Transmittance, Absorbance, 2nd Harmonic Efficiency, …)
  • High Performance Computing
  • Multi-Physics Simulation (Photonic, Thermal, Mechanical)
  • Metal-Insulator-Metal Plasmon Coupling Diffraction Gratings (Optional Workflow)
  • Enhancement of Optical Nonlinearity in Metal-Nonlinear Dielectric Gratings (Optional Workflow)
  • Silicon Waveguide Based TE Mode Converter Gratings (Optional Workflow)
  • Photonic Crystal Microcavity (Optional Workflow)
  • Graphene Metasurface (Optional Workflow)
  • Thermally Tuned PIC Ring Resonator (Optional Workflow)
  • Customer Specific Questions and Discussion (Please send your Models in Advance)
  • Understand the Various Available Sources and Solvers in CST STUDIO SUITE
  • Ensure Efficient Workflow
  • Customize the Post-processing to your Needs by using Powerful Result Templates
  • Parameterize and Optimize Created as well as Imported Structures
  • Tune the Mesh for Optimum Speed and Accuracy
  • Perform CAD Imports, Post-processing, and create a Personalized Project Template via VBA

If you want to discuss your models, please send them to us in advance.

This course is available exclusively to CST customers. Lunch and refreshments will be included.

There is a registration deadline one week prior to the training class and subject to availability.

Training equipment

Training material and hardware will be provided on site.


Payment is required at the time of registration. Your place is NOT confirmed until payment is received. We accept payment by check or VISA/MasterCard/American Express credit cards. Please mail a check to: CST of America, Inc. (Training AP), Suite 500, 492 Old Connecticut Path, Framingham, MA 01701. All credit card payments can be completed using a purchase link. The purchase link will be sent via email once your registration has been submitted.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made in writing or via your MyCST account. Cancellation of an accepted registration may be made up to seven days before the training without fee. Delegates who request a cancellation after seven days before the training and delegates who do not attend, are responsible for the full attendance fee.

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