Next Speech: “The Role of Software in the Design and Simulation of Optical & Photonics Devices, Components and Systems”

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Optical Fiber Sources Design in OptiSystem Software at Photonics North 2022

Niagara Falls Convention Centre Niagara Falls, ON, Canada 24-26 May 2022 Photonics and optics are finally seeing widespread adoption and significant growth into new markets. Photonic devices are being applied to sensing, communications, and even quantum computing....

OPTICA Technology Showcase April 2022

Optiwave invites you to join our next webinar Integration of OptiInstrument Software with OptiSystem 19.0 New Release in partnership with Thursday 14 April 11:45 a.m. ET / 05:45 p.m. GMT / 8:45 a.m. PT [button...

Optiwave Releases OptiSystem 19.0

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Optiwave Releases OptiSystem 19.0 OptiSystem Upgrade Boost Simulation Experiences for Optical Systems Design in IoT, 5G, LiDAR, Sensors, and other applications. OTTAWA, ONTARIO — 31st March 2022— Optiwave Systems Inc., the leading provider of...

OFC 2022: Booth #3345

San Diego Convention Center 8-10 March 2022           OFC is the world's largest event for optical networking and communications. Exhibit at OFC 2022 and be part of the one event that defines the market and brings together the thought leaders...

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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.