Optical Communication System Design

OptiSystem is a comprehensive software design suite that enables users to plan, test, and simulate optical links in the transmission layer of modern optical networks.

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FTTH: OCDMA Network Layout

FTTH (Fiber To The Home)

A broadband access network offers various high-speed services to the end-user such as internet, multimedia, tele-medicine and distant learning…

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DWDM Layout

DWDM (Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing)

Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) is a technology that allows multiple information streams to be transmitted simultaneously over a single fiber…

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RF spectrum for the in-phase component

Coherent Optical OFDM

Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) is a multicarrier transmission technique where a data stream is carried with many lower-rate subcarrier tones…

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Constellation diagram (for polarization X)

100 Gbps DP-QPSK System with Digital Signal Processing

The combination of polarization-multiplexing and quadrature phase-shift-keying (PM-QPSK or DP-QPSK) is emerging as one the most promising solutions to reach bit rates of 100 Gbps and higher.

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Represents the Eye Diagram, BER, and Q-Factor for User 1.

OCDMA Network Design

Optical Code-Division Multiple-Access (OCDMA) system simulation is crucial for optical engineers designing networks that require high levels of privacy and security. This Application Note describes how OptiSystem simulates such a network.


Analysis and Simulation on Spectral Phase-Encoded OCDMA System (subscription required)

This paper analyzes the temporal behavior of pseudo-random code and the effects on a spectral phase-encoded time-spreading OCDMA System. A spectral phase-encoded time-spreading optical code division multiple access system designed by Optiwave’s Optisystem was demonstrated.


Design and simulation of a novel phase-encoded OCDMA system

The security of optical code division multi-access (OCDMA) system was analyzed, and the results indicate the hidden trouble of security. A scheme of multi-codes to be transmitted single-user information has been proposed, and single-user eavesdropping model has been simulated.


OptiSystem Publication References – 2015

Listing of scientific papers, technical journals, periodicals, and conference publications which reference the use of OptSystem.


OptiSystem 14.2

OptiSystem 14.2

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


OptiSystem Publication References – 2016

Listing of scientific papers, technical journals, periodicals, and conference publications which reference the use of OptiSystem.


Product Roadmaps: OptiSystem 15 & OptiSPICE 6

OptiSystem 15 & OptiSPICE 6 Roadmaps

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


OptiSystem 14.0 (NEW VERSION)

OptiSystem 14.0 (New Version)

OptiSystem 14 includes several enhancements including a new C++ co-simulation component, updates to our multimode component portfolio…


OptiSystem C++ Component

OptiSystem’s Cpp Component, similar in operation to the MATLAB Component, allows users to create their own custom components. These are written in C++ and loaded into OptiSystem via dynamic link libraries (DLLs). The user has access to OptiSystem’s signal classes …


OptiSystem Publication References – 2014

2014 listing of scientific papers, technical journals, periodicals, and conference publications which reference the use of OptiSystem

optisystem 13

NEW VERSION OptiSystem 13.0

New Version - OptiSystem 13.0

OptiSystem 13 includes many important enhancements including several additions to the toolkit for building higher order modulation…

Matlab Binary Switch Videos

Matlab Binary Switch

Matlab Binary Switch

These video tutorials will explain the protocol for setting up the MATLAB component in OptiSystem, by demonstrating a simple binary switch.

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OptiSystem 13 Roadmap

OptiSystem Roadmap

OptiSystem Roadmap

Download the OptiSystem Roadmap. Includes planned features for version 13, 14, and 15!

OptiSystem Manuals

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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