Photonics Applications

Synopsys’ Photonic Tools offer a powerful and complete software solution for scientists and engineers looking to design the next generation of photonics technologies. Our dedicated photonic device, circuit, system and layout software suites serve as an integrated framework for developing a wide range of photonic applications, including novel photonic devices, photonic integrated circuits, and optical systems and networks. On this page, you’ll learn about some of the many applications that Synopsys’ Photonic Tools can be used for; from studying fundamental optical phenomena such as Mie scattering and surface plasmonics, to designing ring modulators and laser diodes for telecommunications systems.

Photonic Devices

Augmented & Virtual Reality

Communications

Displays and Imaging

Integrated Optics

LiDAR

Lasers

Materials

Measurement and Sensing

Nanophotonics and Nanostructures

Nonlinear and Gain

Photonic Crystals

Plasmonics

Silicon Photonics

Solar Energy and Photovoltaics

Solid-State Lighting

Photonic Integrated Circuits

Photonic Integrated Circuits

Optical Systems and Networks

Free-Space Optics

Advanced Modulation Formats

Automotive

Time-of-Flight LiDAR

Coherent Fiber Optic Systems

Fiber Sensors

Multimode Fiber Optic Systems

Optical Amplifiers

Optical Networks

Performance Estimation

PON, CATV, and Radio-Over-Fiber Systems

Transmission Impairments in Fiber

Waveguide Sensors

Other