OFC 2018: VPI Photonics launches its Design Suite – Version 9.9

Created March 12, 2018
Technologies and Products

New release of optical transmission system and component design software – in San Diego.

Berlin-based VPIphotonics says the latest version of its Design Suite provides access to professional application-specific simulation and design tools for optical components and transmission systems with common usability, design process and data analysis capabilities.

Version 9.9 comes with enhancements of the user interface and tools operation, as well as advances in simulation capabilities, such as new design and analysis tools for coherent M-QAM and direct-detection PAM-M systems, new and enhanced DSP and coding functionalities, extended library of PIC elements and instrumentations, to continuously support VPIphotonics’ existing and addressing new applications and markets.

The simulation tool suite provides access to over 850 ready- to-run demonstrations, including new ones illustrating the novel functions and applications available in Version 9.9, such as probabilistic shaping, PAM-4 for interconnects, multimode VCSEL transmission, nonlinear Volterra filtering.

VPIphotonics’ software solutions have been utilized for more than 20 years by hundreds of commercial companies and educational institutions for winning and successfully performing a diversity of research and design projects.

The company’s marketing team is demonstrating the capabilities provided by VPIphotonics Design Suite Version 9.9 at OFC 2018, booth 4513.

More information is available at vpiphotonics.com

Matthew Peach

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by Matthew Peach

Matthew Peach is a freelance technology journalist specialising in photonics and communications. He has previously worked for several business-to-business publishers, editing a range of high-tech magazines and websites.