DDSCAT on amazon EC2

Posted on Thu 03 September 2015 in Plasmonics • Tagged with DDSCAT

Amazon provides high performance computing capabilities through their EC2 service. You can find more information here

They provide a 750 hr free instance with their a free-tier program. If you want more resources, you can pay for it. See the pricing, pricing seem very reasonable.

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DDSCAT and electric field at plasmon resonance

Posted on Wed 26 May 2010 in Plasmonics • Tagged with DDSCAT, electromagnetism, Free Software, Plasmonics

Discrete Dipole Approximation (DDA) is an important tool in plasmonics research. Using DDA, one can calculate scattering properties of nanoparticles at various wavelengths, polarizations and surrounding medium. The specialty of DDA is that one can calculate scattering properties of irregular shape particles (particles other than spheroids). DDA is based on …

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Nmie: Extinction, Scattering and Absorption efficiencies of multilayer nanoparticles

Posted on Tue 11 May 2010 in Plasmonics • Tagged with electromagnetism, Free Software,, Plasmonics, DDSCAT

nmie tool on This tool calculates the extinction, scattering, and absorption efficiencies of single nanoparticle (1 layer),core-shell nanoparticle (2 layer) and nanomatryushka nanoparticle (3 layer) using MIE formulation.

Since 2009, I have been a regular user of www.Nanohub.orgis a website that provides …

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