CODE V Enewsletter

June 2018

CODE V Glass Catalog Updates

Updates to the CODE V material database, including the CDGM, Hoya, and Ohara optical glass catalogs, are now available for download from Download links and installation instructions can be found on this page. For information about glasses affected by this update, refer to the History of CODE V Glass Database Changes on our website.

Please note that the glass catalog files are not compatible with CODE V version 11.0 or earlier. 

Register for the Annual CODE V User Group Meeting and Webinar Series

Join us for our annual CODE V User Group Meeting for lectures, discussions, and presentations developed by Synopsys Optical Solutions Group's technical support and engineering staff. The live, in-person meetings start at 9:00 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. Complimentary lunch, as well as morning and afternoon refreshments, will be provided. 

Rochester, NY

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
DoubleTree by Hilton Rochester 
Monroe Room
1111 Jefferson Road 
Rochester, NY 14623 

Mountain View, CA

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Synopsys, Inc.
Building A, Elements Room
690 E. Middlefield Road
Mountain View, CA 94043

Attend the Webinar Series

Can't make it to a live meeting? Register to attend the three-part webinar series:

Thursday, June 14, 2018

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PDT

  • CODE V 11.1 New Features 
  • Augmented Reality Design with CODE V 

Thursday, June 21, 2018

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PDT

  • Synopsys Optical Engineering Services: Environmental Analysis and Optimization Case Study
  • CODE V Tips and Tricks

Thursday, June 28, 2018

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PDT

  • Designing an Automotive Backup Camera with SpecBuilder
  • Modeling Diffractive Optics in CODE V

You can also send your information (name, company, etc.) to us by email ( or by telephone (626) 795-9101.

Upcoming Fall CODE V Training

We are taking registrations for our upcoming CODE V products training sessions. Visit our website for more information, and to register online today. Seats are limited, minimum enrollments apply. 

Introduction to CODE V

September 10-14, 2018
Synopsys, Inc.
Building 2
445 North Mary Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94085

Advanced Topics in CODE V

October 29-31, 2018
Synopsys, Inc.
Building B, Francesca or Abel Rooms
690 Middlefield Road
Mountain View, CA 94043

Customer Networking Luncheon at SPIE Optics + Photonics

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
12:00 – 2:00 p.m. 

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina 
Bayside Pavilion Room 
333 W Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA 92101

Synopsys' Optical Solutions Group cordially invites you to a luncheon reception at the SPIE Optics + Photonics conference in San Diego, CA. Join us for food and drinks, talk with our CODE V experts, share ideas with other users, and learn about our latest software innovations.

In addition, Donald O'Shea, Professor Emeritus of Georgia Institute of Technology, and Julie Bentley, Associate Professor of Optics at University of Rochester, will be available to sign copies of their new book to be published by SPIE Press, "Designing Optics Using CODE V." The book demonstrates how to design optical systems using CODE V, from lens definition to the description and evaluation of lens errors and onto the improvement of lens performance.

Please RSVP before August 15 if you plan to attend the reception. We hope to see you there!