Optiwave Invites you to ETOP 2023

Cocoa Beach, FL, USA 15 - 18 May 2023 We are thrilled to announce that we will participate in the upcoming ETOP 2023 conference. This event is one of the most important gatherings for academic communities in our industry, and we are excited to be a part of it. ETOP,...

Optiwave Invites you to ECIO 2023

University of Twente, Netherlands 19 - 21 April 2023 The organisation of the 2023 edition is in hands of the University of Twente, The Netherlands. The conference focuses on leading edge research on integrated optics, optoelectronics and nano-photonics and gathers...

Next Speech: “QKD Over FSO Under Different Weather Conditions Using OptiSystem Software”

    Abstract – OptiSystem software is used to implement BB84 QKD protocol and enable transmission of coded bits over the FSO channel. The effect of the weather condition on the performance of the BB84 QKD system is investigated. QBER performance metric is...

Optiwave Releases OptiSystem 20.0

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Optiwave Introduces OptiSystem 20.0 OptiSystem Upgrade Boost Simulation Experiences for Optical Systems Design in IoT, 5G, LiDAR, Sensors, QKD, FSO, and other applications. OTTAWA, ONTARIO — 24th Feb 2023— Optiwave Systems Inc., the leading...

Optiwave Invites you to OFC 2023

San Diego Convention Center 07 - 09 March 2023       OFC is the world's largest event for optical networking and communications and brings together the thought leaders and solution providers that drive the industry. We are thrilled to announce that...

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Optiwave Systems Inc.

Optiwave is the emerging leader in the development of innovative software tools for the design, simulation, and optimization of components, links, systems and networks for the dynamically growing fields in photonics nanotechnology, optoelectronics, optical networks and other photonic applications.

Since its inception in 1994, Optiwave’s software has been licensed to more than 1000 industry-leading corporations and universities in over 70 countries worldwide. Today, Optiwave’s cutting-edge photonic design automation software and customized engineering design services offer its customers a distinct competitive advantage, by vastly shortening their time to market while dramatically improving quality, productivity and cost-effectiveness.

Our clients come from various market segments, such as:

  • Photonic component and module suppliers: Oclaro, Corning, 3M, LG, Intel and Oki Electric
  • Optical telecommunication equipment providers: Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei, Mitsubishi, NEC, and Ciena
  • Telecommunication Service providers: NTT, AT&T and Bell Canada
  • National defense contractors: Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Boeing and Thales
  • Non-profit organizations: Sandia National Laboratories, Battelle, National Research Council of Canada, the Communications Research Centre
  • University professors, researchers and graduate students in hundreds of universities around the world: Harvard, MIT, Stanford, McGill, Nanyang, Shanghai and Tokyo University

Our Vision is to empower the use of photonics around the world, by spearheading the development and growth of a new global Photonics Design Automation industry.

Our Mission is to provide cutting-edge, high quality design automation software for the entire spectrum of the photonics industry, from nano-components through to optical components, systems and complete optical network design.