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Welcome to our Fall 2021 university newsletter! We hope you all had a restful and productive summer break and are ready to hit the books!
We'd like to extend our congratulations to the student winners of our 2021 Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition.
Amir Hashemizad, California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo,
Kaylx Jang, Columbia University
Elliot Kwan, University of Arizona
Jace Malm, Avalon McLeod, Lam Nguyen, & Sebastian Valencia; University of Arizona
Sara Moein, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Yuxuan Liu, University of Rochester
Jacob Sacks, University of Rochester
View the winning entries here.
Read our blog to learn more about these students!
You could be our next winner! Learn how you can enter your optical design class assignment or thesis work for the 2021–2022 year by visiting our website.
In September and October, we hosted CODE V, LightTools, and LucidShape User Group Meetings featuring a variety of topics ranging from case studies, to usage tips, to what’s new in the software, and more.
In case you were not able to attend a meeting, you can find recordings and other content from select talks on our Customer Support Portal. When you log in, you'll find the following topics:
As a reminder, our Customer Support Portal contains many helpful materials related to our products. You can find resources to enhance your design skills through:
Please sign up for a portal account to take full advantage of the available materials.
Physical Optics Made Easy: Beam Synthesis Propagation in CODE V
October 26, 2021; 10:00–11:00 a.m. PDT
LightTools SOLIDWORKS Link Module ,
October 28, 2021; 10:00–11:00 a.m. PDT
Synopsys Scattering Measurement Solutions: Acktar Ultrablack Coating REFLET Measurements ,
November 4, 2021; 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. EST
Comparison of TOR and TOLMONTE in CODE V ,
November 17, 2021; 10:00–11:00 a.m. PST
LightTools Parameter Analyzer ,
November 18, 2021; 10:00–11:00 a.m. PST
LucidShape U.S. New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) Benchmark ,
December 7, 2021; 10:00–11:00 a.m. EST
CODE V Optimization Warnings and Errors ,
December 15, 2021; 10:00–11:00 a.m. PST
LightTools Light Guide Designer ,
December 16, 2021; 10:00–11:00 a.m. PST
Introduction to CODE V
New! ELearning—available anytime!, Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details and access.
Introduction to LightTools
New! ELearning—available anytime!, Contact Lighttools_support@synopsys.com for details and access.
Advanced Topics in CODE V,
October 25, 27, 29 & November 1, 3, and 5; 9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. PDT
Introduction to LightTools,
November 8–10 & 15-17, 2021; 9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. PST
Introduction to CODE V,
December 6–8 & 13–15, 2021; 9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. PDT