LightTools Enewsletter, August 2021

LightTools Enewsletter

August 2021

LightTools 9.1.1 Service Release Now Available

We are pleased to announce that LightTools 9.1.1 SR1 is now available. LightTools 9.1.1 SR1 contains fixes to various customer-reported bugs. The release notes describe the features delivered in the original release of LightTools 9.1 including:

  • SOLIDWORKS Link Module Efficiency Enhancements
  • Capabilities to Support LiDAR Modeling and Analysis
  • Birefringent Feature Expanded to Support Biaxial Materials
  • Distributed Simulation Solution

View the release notes for LightTools 9.1.1 SR1 on our Customer Support Portal (account required).

Download the LightTools 9.1 New Features Datasheet

Software and License File Instructions

Direct-Sales Customers

Software and license key files for LightTools direct-sales customers are available on the Synopsys SolvNetPlus website.

Distributor Customers

For customers working with distributors, you will continue to obtain your software and license keys from your local LightTools software distributor. See the Synopsys Optical Solutions Group Global Contacts page for contact information. If your country is not listed on the page referenced above, please contact us at for instructions.

LightTools User Group Meeting Series

Join Synopsys Optical Solutions in September for our annual LightTools User Group Meeting. Attend this virtual event to hear about the latest developments in LightTools, application case studies, and new design tips and techniques to help with your projects right away. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and share ideas with Synopsys Optical Solutions staff and our user community. Attendance is free—register today!

LightTools Training

LightTools Discovery Training (Europe) 

September 7, 2021; 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. CEST

Course Information (PDF) | Register Now (free)


Advanced Topics LightTools (Europe) 

September 21–24, 2021; 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. CEST

Course Information | Register Now


Selected Topics in LightTools (North America) 

October 12-14 & 19-21, 2021; 9:00 a.m.–12:30 pm PDT

Course Information | Register Now


Introduction to LightTools (Europe)

October 26–29, 2021; 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. CEST

Course Information | Register Now

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