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  • FOG_present

    Webinar: Optical
    Sensor Design using OptiSystem

    March 16, 2017

    The theory and implementation of applications to LIDAR, fiber-optic gyroscopes and fiber…

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    Webinar: Simulating
    Doped Fiber Amplifiers using OptiSystem

    March 9, 2017

    Join Optiwave for an informative & instructional webinar on the simulation of Doped Fiber…

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    Webinar: Simulating
    Plasmonic Devices with OptiFDTD

    March 2, 2017

    Join Optiwave for an informative & instructional webinar on the simulation of plasmonic devices…

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    OFC 2017:
    Booth #2947

    March 21-23

    The Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition (OFC) is the largest global conference and exhibition for…

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    VFEM Accuracy
    and Advantages

    January 20, 2017

    As optical systems move towards an integrated platform, the modelling of high refractive index contrast, sub-wavelength dimension…

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    OptiSystem 14.2

    January 19, 2017

    OptiSystem 14.2 includes several new components and component enhancements including new Uniform FBG Sensor and…

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    Webinar: VFEM
    Accuracy & Advantages

    Jan 26, 2017 11:00AM EST

    Webinar: Vector Finite Element Method – Accuracy & Advantages on Jan 26, 2017 11:00 AM EST

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    Photonics West
    2017: Booth #3056

    January 31 - February 2

    Participate in the world’s largest multidisciplinary event focusing on photonics technologies…

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    OptiBPM 13

    November 28, 2016

    This release of OptiBPM updates all features to a 64 bit application. It also introduces new materials and a new profile…

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    OptiSPICE 5.2

    November 15, 2016

    OptiSPICE 5.2 includes several enhancements including new models and devices, improvements to the simulator performance and…

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    AVFOP 2016

    Nov 1-3

    The aerospace & vetronics industries have made great strides in recent years deploying fiber optics and photonics technology on commercial and military platforms…

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    OptiFiber 2.2

    August 29, 2016

    In this release, the effective area is calculated for every selected mode, and the results are displayed in a table…

  • OptiFDTD 13 Fig 4

    OptiFDTD 13.0

    July 22, 2016

    In this major release of OptiFDTD we have introduced graphical user interface enhancements and design flow improvements to the…

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    OECC 2016

    July 4-6

    OECC has a long tradition and is a leading international conference for researchers and engineers working in the fields of optoelectronics…

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    Product Roadmaps:
    OptiSystem 15 & OptiSPICE 6

    June 3, 2016

    Read and review the latest roadmap plans for OptiSystem & OptiSPICE. Releases that are “Under consideration” are not committed…

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    ECOC 2016:
    Booth #391

    September 19-21

    The ECOC Exhibition is the largest optical communications exhibition in Europe, held each September in a different European city…


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    Optical Coherent Receiver Sensitivity Analysis

    Optical coherent receiver technology can provide theoretical sensitivity levels to the order of 10’s of photons/bit. This application note provides an overview of common coherent receiver architectures…

  • FDTD_Grating_Feature

    Grating Coupler Design based on SOI Technology

    Grating couplers are widely used input/output devices that couple light between fiber (or free-space) and sub-micrometer waveguides. This application note…

  • OptiSPICE_Gyro_Feature

    Ring Resonator Fiber Optic Gyroscope

    This application note demonstrates the shift in resonant frequency in an optical ring resonator due to Sagnac effect and how a closed loop feedback system can be used to calculate the angular…

  • OptiSPICE_PLL_Feature

    Optical Phase Locked Loop for Analog Homodyne Detection

    For coherent demodulation it is essential that the frequency and the phase of the local oscillator closely matches the carrier signal…

  • OptiSPICE_TWMod_Feature

    40 Gbps Silicon Depletion Mode TW Modulator

    Traveling wave modulators are widely used for their low power consumption and high speeds. In this application note a transmission line model is combined with an optical…

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    Symmetric Lossless X Coupler

    The X Coupler is a basic component used in many kinds of optical circuits. Here its properties are analysed by theoretical means, and also by detailed simulation of…

  • FDTD_Nanotaper_Feature

    Silicon Nanotapers for Fiber-to-Waveguide Coupling

    Two approaches for coupling light on a high-confinement chip with sub-micron waveguides are gratings or taper couplers. This application example…

  • FDTD_Nanodisk_Feature-2

    Plasmonic Waveguide Filters with Nanodisk Resonators

    Surface plasmon polaritons (SPPs) are waves trapped on the surfaces of metals owing to the interaction between the free electrons in a metal and…