Meep Acknowledgements

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Authors of Meep

Meep's initial development was by David Roundy while he was at MIT. David was soon joined by Mihai Ibanescu and Peter Bermel, and later by Steven G. Johnson. More recent contributors include Ardavan F. Oskooi.

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This work was supported in part by the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center program of the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DMR-9400334 and DMR-0819762, by the Army Research Office through the Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies under contract DAAD-19-02-D0002, and also by Dr. Dennis Healy of DARPA MTO, under award N00014-05-1-0700 administered by the Office of Naval Research.

We are also grateful to Prof. J. D. Joannopoulos for his continuing support and advice in this and all our endeavors.

Alejandro Rodriguez was a patient early beta tester of many features.

We are also grateful to the authors of earlier Fortran FDTD programs that were used in our group, which were invaluable as benchmarks in testing our new code. This includes a 2d FDTD code by Jerry Chen, with later improvements by Shanhui Fan, SGJ, and others. There was also a 3d code initially written by Shanhui Fan, with later improvements by Daniel Abrams, Doug Allan, SGJ, Chiyan Luo, and Elefterios Lidorikis.

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