RSoft System Tools OptSim™ and ModeSYS™

Advanced Topics in CODE V

April 24-26, 2017 — Mountain View, CA

This 3-day course is designed for current LightTools users who want to perform specialized analysis, create flexible geometry, and use macros to automate LightTools. The course emphasizes hands-on computer workshop sessions. The course begins with a review of using Visual Basic for Applications to write macros to control LightTools and retrieve simulation results.

In this course, you will learn about:

  • Data Manipulation and Analysis using Macros
  • Ray Propagation and Sensitivity Analysis
  • Improving Simulation Efficiency with Backward and Hybrid Ray Tracing
  • Tools for Color Analysis
  • Building Custom Geometry
  • And more!

Course Information

  • Classes begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 5:30 p.m.
  • Attendees must bring their own laptop.
  • Laptops must have Microsoft® Excel® installed as a PC application (if using a Mac, Excel must be running as a Windows® application). Users should have Administrator privileges on the PC. For additional information, please see the LightTools hardware/operating system requirements.

Classes are from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Hands-on workshops are held throughout the day. Attendees are required to bring their own laptop.

Registration Information

Who Should Attend?
Anyone who uses LightTools now and wants to learn methods to extract the maximum information out of each ray traced will benefit from this course. Familiarity with LightTools, the LightTools COM interface, and basic programming experience is assumed.

Location
Synopsys
Building B
690 E. Middlefield Road.
Mountain View, CA 94043

Directions and accommodation information will be faxed/mailed upon receipt of registration.

Registration and Fees

The fee for this short course is $1,000. This includes instruction, course notes, lunch on three days, and refreshments. Please note that attendees must bring their own laptops.

Attendance is limited, though minimum enrollments must be met. Pre-registration with payment must be made at least three weeks before the start of the courses. The fee is refundable up to that point. (A $200 fee is charged for later cancellations.)

For all registration questions, please contact: 
Synopsys OSG Training Registration 
Phone: (626) 795-9101
Fax: (626) 795-9102
E-mail: lighttools_support@synopsys.com

Course Instructors

Mary Kate Crawford, Ph.D. is a Senior Application Engineer in Customer Service. Dr. Crawford provides technical support for both LightTools and CODE V and has over 15 years optical design experience.

Mali Maliyagoda is a Senior Optical Engineer/Technical Consultant in Customer Service. Mr. Maliyagoda provides technical support for LightTools and has over 10 years’ experience in illumination design. 

Craig Pansing is a Lead CAE with over 10 years of experience. He provides technical support for CODE V and LightTools.