Welcome to the Educator Lesson Plan Area

The Optiwave for Educators Program promotes the long-term institutional development of academic programs focussed on fiber optic communication technology.

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New Program “Free for Academics”

Optiwave announced the immediate availability of its “Free for Academics” program to universities in the United States and Canada…


New OptiSystem Lab Assignments – 2015

New professionally written lab assignments are now freely available to OptiSystem users…

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Academic Publication Portal

May 12

We are looking for members to work as Optiwave consultants: You make the design files & reports, and we pay you…

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Free FDTD Download

Optiwave is now distributing its 32-bit FDTD product as freeware to show appreciation to the photonics community for…

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WDM Phasar Freeware

Optiwave is now distributing it’s WDM Phasar product as freeware. The WDM Phasar software package provides a powerful tool for the…



Optiwave introduces OptiPerformer, a freeware complement to OptiSystem. OptiPerformer empowers research colleagues, sales and marketing teams, and students with a full working freeware simulation environment enabling them to load existing OptiSystem files, run full simulations, and view results.


OptiSystem Lab Assignments

We are pleased to provide educators with free lab assignments which can be easily integrated into the curriculum of varied optical communications courses. Our staff will continually add new lessons in the near future, and we also welcome your contributions or suggestions to the community forum.


Welcome to the Educator Lesson Plan Area

The lesson plans area hosts a collection of relevant lesson plans (labs) for undergraduate level students in an introductory fiber optics telecommunications course.

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