Ansys Lumerical

Ansys Lumerical empowers designers to create leading-edge technologies by providing them with high performance photonic simulation software.

Ansys Lumerical enables R&D designers to exploit recent advances to photonic science and material processing to develop high impact technologies across exciting fields including Augmented Reality, Digital Imaging, Solar energy, and Quantum computing.

Since being founded in 2003, Ansys Lumerical has become industrial leader in photonic simulation area. Ansys Lumerical has grown to license its design tools in over 50 countries and its customers include 10 of the top 15 companies in the S&P 1200 Global IT index, and 47 of the top 50 research universities as rated by the Times Higher Education rankings. Ansys Lumerical’s tools are among the most widely cited within the photonic community, with references in more than 13,500 scientific publications and patents.

Product Introduction

Lumerical’s Design tools for Multiphysics & Photonic Components, Photonic Integrated Circuit and Systems Simulation.

Ansys Lumerical’s DEVICE Suite, SYSTEM Suite, and Interoperability products work together seamlessly, allowing designers to model the most challenging problems in photonics that include interacting optical, electrical, and thermal effects.

Flexible interoperability between suites enables a variety of workflows that combine device multiphysics and system-level photonic circuit simulation with third-party design automation and productivity tools.

Interoperability further provides Python-based automation support via the Automation API and compact-library support for the industry’s leading photonics foundries.

Ansys Lumerical has been partnering with to prototype new design flows for lead customers, enhance manufacturing processes for photonics, and enable designers with photonic process design kits (PDKs) calibrated to foundry manufacturing processes

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