Optical Solutions Enews

December 2020

The Synopsys Optical Solutions Group would like to wish you happy holidays and thank you for being loyal customers, especially during this challenging year. All of us here wish for you to have a joyous holiday season and prosperous new year. Let us know how we can help and support you during this time.

Holiday Tech Support

CODE V and LightTools

From December 24, 2020 to January 1, 2021, please allow for a delayed response to your request for CODE V and LightTools technical support. Our support will be limited during this time and will only be available by e-mail.


From December 24, 2020 to January 1, 2021, LucidShape technical support will be unavailable. We will respond to product support and general inquiries for all products starting on January 4, 2021. 

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

In countries where we have international representatives, you can contact the distributors directly. Please see our list of global contacts on our website.

Tech Talk Recordings

Recordings of past CODE V, LightTools, and LucidShape tech talks, along with other product trainings and presentations, are available to watch on our Customer Support Portal. 

Customer Support Portal

Current customers can access CODE V, LightTools, and LucidShape resources and content at any time on our Customer Support Portal (https://opticsportal.synopsys.com). Access training materials, user group presentations, new user orientation, sample system and application files, FAQs, macro downloads, tech talk recordings, and more.

If you haven’t already registered for Portal access, consider registering for an account today!

Once your account is activated, an e-mail will be sent to you to confirm your login information. Please note that there will be a delayed response from December 24, 2020 to January 3, 2021.

Student Optical Design Competition

Students are invited to enter our annual Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition, which recognizes excellence in optical design projects completed by students. Awards totaling $10,000 will be granted. Enter your project today!

To enter, complete the entry form and send us your optical design class assignment or thesis work completed during the 2020-2021 academic year using any of our software tools: CODE V, LightTools, LucidShape, and Photonic Solutions. 

Entries are due June 15, 2021.