Develops and supplies industry-leading optical and illumination design software: CODE V®, LightTools®, and the RSoft products. Also provides a full range of engineering consulting services.

Synopsys' Optical Solutions Group is one of the world's leading developers of optical design and analysis tools, with CODE V imaging design software, LightTools illumination design software, and the RSoft products for photonic and optical network design. The group is also an independent supplier of optical systems design services.

CODE V optical design and analysis software has state-of-the-art capabilities for lens design, analysis, optimization, and fabrication support. CODE V offers unique optimization and tolerancing features for the design of high-performance optical systems that are less expensive to manufacture and can be assembled faster.

RSoft products provide a full range of design, optimization and planning tools for optical communications, as well as award-winning solutions for optoelectronics components and subsystems.

LightTools is a complete optical design and analysis software product featuring virtual prototyping, simulation, optimization, and photorealistic renderings of illumination applications. LightTools facilitates innovative illumination designs, including LEDs, backlit and projection displays, automotive instrumentation, reflectors, and more.

Our Engineering Services team is a premier supplier of optical design services, with more than 4,800 completed projects in imaging, illumination and optical systems engineering. Our engineering services help accelerate innovation in a broad range of industries, including government, commercial, and consumer products.


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  • Synopsys, Optical Solutions Group

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    Videos | 23 Jul 2013

    CODE V is used by engineers to design photographic lenses, lithography systems, and many other applications where optics are used to create an image.