OptiSystem Applications

How To Setup The Saw Up Pulse Generator In Optisystem

The saw up pulse generator generates an electrical saw up pulse. In this video we will be looking at the settings of the pulse generator and looking at the effects of changing different parameters.  Using the Component The saw up pulse generator and Gaussian pulse generator blocks are almost identical the main difference is…

Setting Up And Using The Sine Generator In Optisystem

How to setup the sine generator in Optisystem. The sine generator generates an electrical sine waveform signal. We will then change various properties of the sine generator to see how the properties will affect the generated waveform.  Using the Component The sine generator block can be used to generate and electrical sine waveform signal.…

How To Set Up A User Defined Bit Sequence Generator In OptiSystem

How to set up a user defined bit sequence generator in OptiSystem. In this video we have a look at the bit sequence generator block in which the user can define the bit sequence that the block will output. This tutorial will cover the setup of the block as well as how to modify the…

Introduction to Optisystem – The Gaussian Pulse Generator

The Gaussian pulse generator generates an electrical Gaussian pulse pulse. In this video we will be looking at the settings of the Gaussian pulse generator and will observe the effects of changing different parameters. Using the Component The Gaussian pulse generator generates an electrical Gaussian pulsed signal. For this example, we will use a bit…

How To Setup A Bias Generator In Optisystem

The DC bias generator acts as a DC source. In this example we combine the output of a DC bias generator to the output of a sine generator to observe the effect of adding a DC component. We will also modify the properties of the generator to observe the effects that result from changing each…

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.    

How To Setup A Noise Source Generator In Optisystem

The Noise Source Block acts as a source of thermal noise. In this example, we have a user defined bit sequence connected to an NRZ pulse generator which will represent the data signal. We will be combining a noise source with our data signal to show how noise affects it.  We will then observe the…

How To Set Up An NRZ Pulse Generator In OptiSystem

The NRZ Pulse Generator component allows users to create a sequence of non-return to zero pulses that are coded by a digital signal input. This video describes how to setup and modify the NRZ Pulse Generator in OptiSystem.  Using The Component The NRZ pulse generator Generates a Non-Return to Zero coded electrical signal which…

FBG Fiber Loop Mirror Sensor Design Basics

Fiber loop mirror configurations have been used in several different applications. One important application is sensing. Inserting a Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) in the fiber loop mirror allows exploiting the switching feature of the loop mirror to enable enhanced sensing and accessing capabilities.

Signal Quality Ratios

When designing or analyzing the performance of an analog or digital link, the following signal metrics are commonly used…