Conference Overview

The Optical Networking and Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC) is the largest international event for latest advances in telecom and data center optics. The conference includes technical sessions, short courses, workshops, and panel discussions that focus on the newest research and developments as well as the latest applications.

Exhibition Hours

  • Tues, March 7, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Wed, March 8, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Thurs, March 9, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Synopsys Demos

Synopsys will demo its photonic design and high-speed Ethernet IP solutions at OFC 2023. We are still making updates to our schedule. Please come back often to view the latest schedule of demos.

Photonic Solutions

Synopsys OptoCompiler Python

Photonic Full-Flow Demo

Monte Carlo and Variability Analyses in Synopsys OptoCompiler + OptSim

Photonic IC Simulation Demo

Custom Device Design Flow

Synopsys IP Solutions

224G Ethernet PHY IP Performance

  • See Synopsys’ 224G Ethernet PHY IP operating at maximum speed and showing excellent loopback performance 

112G Ethernet PHY IP Interoperability Success

  • See Synopsys’ 112G Ethernet PHY IP successfully interoperating with the ecosystem in an Electrical-Optical Link

Partner Demos

OIF Interoperability Booth #5101

Synopsys 224G Ethernet PHY IP Successful Interoperability Demonstrations

  • Wide-open TX PAM-4 eyes using Keysight’s oscilloscope 
  • Receiver performance/eye using Keysight’s BERT and ISI channel

Synopsys 112G Ethernet PHY IP Successful Interoperability Demonstrations

  • Very short reach performance with Wilder Tech, Source Photonics, ColorChip, Amphenol
  • Very Short Reach Interoperability with Cadence 112G LR SerDes
  • Long reach performance with MultiLane, Molex, Amphenol, TE, Wilder Technologies, and Microchip

Molex Booth #2829

Synopsys 112G Ethernet PHY IP Interoperability Success

  • Successful long reach Interoperability with Multilane MCB board and Molex OSFP Optical Module

Booth Presentation Schedule

Tuesday, March 7

1:00 p.m.

Synopsys Photonic Solutions Overview


2:00 p.m.

Enhancements in Silicon Photonics Foundry Technology and Design Enablement

Tower Semiconductor

3:00 p.m.

Lowering the Barrier of Entry Designing into an Open Silicon Photonics Platform with Integrated Lasers


4:00 p.m.

Introducing Synopsys Photonic Solutions in the Cloud


Wednesday, March 8

10:30 a.m.

AMF's Application-Specific PDKs


11:30 a.m.

Programmable Photonic Processors: From Lab to Market


1:00 p.m.

53-GBd PAM4 Transmitter for Data Center Interconnects using GF Fotonix Monolithic Silicon Photonics Technology


2:00 p.m.

Enabling the Next Wave of Integrated Photonic Solutions through the PhotonDelta Growth Fund Program


3:00 p.m.

Lighting the Way for HPC with Synopsys IP


4:00 p.m.

AIM Photonics Design Enablement in Synopsys Platform

AIM Photonics

Thursday, March 9

10:30 a.m.

Introducing Synopsys Photonic Solutions in the Cloud


11:30 a.m.

Device Development Flow with Python PCELL and PDC


To Schedule a Meeting

If you are planning to attend OFC and would like to schedule an on-site meeting or product demo with Synopsys, send an e-mail to or call 626-795-9101.