• List of common functionalities available in the VPIphotonics Design Suite™ software environment

  • Optical networking simulation

  • Single and multicarrier modulation (OFDM, Nyquist WDM)

  • Arbitrary constellations in 2 and 4 dimensions including mQAM, CmQAM and 4D set-partitioning formats

  • Advanced visualization and analysis tools (BER, EVM, eye-diagram, spectrum, Poincare, ...)

  • Quick WDM system design evaluation using link performance analysis functions and engineering design rules

  • Free-Space Optics Transmission

  • Realistic physical and behavioral (data-sheet) component model models for various E/O converters such as DML, EML and MZM

  • Extensive library of algorithms for DSP-based equalization (MIMO filter, Back-propagation, Viterbi & Viterbi, MLSE, ...) and FEC (LDPC, Hamming)

  • Industry's most advanced fiber model (including Kerr, Raman, Rayleigh, Brillouin and random polarization effects)

  • Pluggable Toolkit with lab-proven DSP libraries developed by Fraunhofer HHI

  • Versatile simulation environment to investigate dynamic network events on slow time scales (such as EDFA responses and control schemes) and fast time scales (such as impact of transients on bit-level signal characteristics)

  • Support of high-speed short-range transmission over multimode fibers and MIMO transmission over few-mode fibers (including discrete mode-coupling events)

  • Analysis of radio over fiber (RoF) and microwave transmissions (SNR,CNR,IMD3,IP3,...)