OptiSystem 17.1 is Ready

OptiSystem 17.1 provides some new features, improvements and fixes *Active maintenance & support users will receive an email with the upgrade instructions. NOTE FOR USB KEY LICENSES: You must update your USB key before installing the new version (please contact...

OptiInstrument 1.0 New Features

OptiInstrument 1.0 is a new released software by Optiwave that addresses the needs of researchers, scientists, photonic engineers, professors and students who are working with instruments. OptiInstrument software satisfies the demands of users who are searching for a...

OptiInstrument 1.0 Release Notes

The following PDF details release information for OptiInstrument 1.0.  OptiInstrument 1.0 Release Notes

New OptiInstrument Software Simplifies Communication and Control in Test and Measurement

  OptiInstrument software enables remote communication and control of instruments to simplify and speed up testing and automated measurement and characterization. OTTAWA, ONTARIO — Wednesday, July 8, 2020 -- Optiwave, a provider of the world's leading photonics...

Join Optiwave FREE for Academics Program to Support Your Education at Home

With the increasing spread of COVID-19 and a rapidly evolving global response, health and safety have become everyone’s top priority. Teachers and students have to stay at home while the education needs to go on. Optiwave is pleased to offer educational departments...

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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.