AIM Photonics Members Meeting

AIM Photonics is one of a number of Manufacturing Innovation Institutes, an industry-driven public-private partnership that focuses the nation’s premiere capabilities and expertise to capture critical global manufacturing leadership in a technology that is both essential to national security and positioned to provide a compelling return-on-investment to the U.S. economy.

FBG Fiber Loop Mirror Sensor Design Basics

Fiber loop mirror configurations have been used in several different applications. One important application is sensing. Inserting a Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) in the fiber loop mirror allows exploiting the switching feature of the loop mirror to enable enhanced sensing and accessing capabilities.

Polarization Splitter with Holey Fiber using OptiMode

Elliptical-hole core circular-hole holey fibers (EC-CHFs) can be engineered to provide absolutely single polarization transmission.

NEW VERSION OptiSPICE 5.3

OptiSPICE 5.3 introduces several enhancements including new models and devices, improvements to the simulator performance & post processing features, and a major visualization update.

NEW VERSION OptiFDTD 14.0

In this major release of OptiFDTD we have introduced a new material management interface built into Designer, including automated fitting of user refractive index data to a Lorentz-Drude model. Additional enhancements to both Designer and Analyzer are targeted at...

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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.