Optiwave Systems Inc.

Optiwave Systems Inc.

November 07, 2007 07:00 ET

Optiwave Introduces New Version of Advanced Waveguide Optics Design Suite

OptiBPM 9.0 Addresses Need for Advanced Electro-Optic Simulations

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 7, 2007) - Optiwave Systems Inc., the leading provider of optical component and system design tools, today announced the immediate availability of OptiBPM 9.0 - the latest version of its waveguide optics design suite. This new release delivers a new integrated simulator dedicated for the design of electro-optic devices in arbitrary materials.

"OptiBPM 9.0 is a pioneering effort in refining how simulation design tools are used by engineers working on the design of complex electro-optic devices," said Dr. Steven Dods, Product Manager. "Sophisticated electro-optic devices employing several electro-optic materials in arbitrary orientations can now be modeled accurately in one flexible simulation environment."

Additional new features in OptiBPM 9.0 include a simplified method of creating slanted waveguides in the design environment, 3D path monitoring, and a robust bi-directional data interface with ZEMAX, the popular lens design tool.

"We are pleased to see that OptiBPM continues to be the popular choice by optical device engineers who require a comprehensive simulation design solution," said Jan Jakubczyk, President and CEO of Optiwave. "Its not often you see a commercially available design suite which has been on the market for over a decade which has continued user growth. We thank our valued international base of users for making Optiwave their first choice."

About Optiwave Systems Inc.

Optiwave is the leading provider of essential design tools for photonics, hosting an unparalleled suite of award-wining simulation software products. Optiwave provides a comprehensive variety of optical component and system design tools to hundreds of leading high-technology businesses and academic institutions. An established community of over one thousand scientific users in over fifty countries worldwide support Optiwave's hallmark of achievements in Canadian business for over a decade.

Optiwave is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada with an established distribution network throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia. To download a free evaluation license, please visit Optiwave's online resource centre at optiwave.com.

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