Simulating the Future of Networks with Optiwave

Optiwave Systems is an Ottawa based software company, boasting a robust variety of photonic design tools, which it provides to hundreds of leading high-technology institutions. Founded in 1994 and incorporated in 2005, the company has a well-established community of...

OptiSPICE Tanner Plugin

OptiSPICE Tanner Plugin was created by Optiwave and Mentor Graphics to enhance Tanner T-Spice with optical circuit simulation capabilities. The seamless integration of optical models into the Tanner EDA enables the simulation of complex opto electronic circuits from schematic or mask layout within a single design environment…

Optical System Parameter Optimization

Learn how to setup, manage, and analyze optimizations using OptiSystem. We investigate single parameter, multi-parameter & gain flattening scenarios.   Download the full PDF guide.    

OptiSystem 16.0 (NEW VERSION)

New features are created in OptiSystem 16.0 to address the needs of researchers, scientists, photonic engineers, professors and students. OptiSystem software satisfies the demands of users who are searching for a powerful yet easy to use photonic systems design tool.

NEW VERSION OptiFDTD 15.0

OptiFDTD strives to provide optical engineers and researchers with the most accurate & easy-to-use tool for the design and analysis of photonic devices. In this release of OptiFDTD we have included a series of enhancements that focus on the user experience and...

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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.