Intro to Optics

What is optical design? How does it connect with other areas of optics, optical systems, and optical engineering? How do you do it?

Optics for Kids

An online resource that teaches kids about the science of light.

For University Students


Synopsys Optical Solutions Group University Outreach Program

Learn how you can use our software tools at your university. Hear how students have benefited from the program.

Illumination Fundamentals Booklet

Illumination Fundamentals Booklet

Provides a basic overview of the science of light and illumination. Published jointly by Synopsys and the Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer. 

Technical Training