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OptiSystem_Getting_Started

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OptiSystem_Getting_Started

OptiSystem

    Getting Started

Optical Communication System Design Software

Version 8.0

    for Windows? XP/Vista

OptiSystem

    Getting Started

    Optical Communication System Design Software

Copyright ? 2009 Optiwave

    All rights reserved. All OptiSystem documents, including this one, and the information contained therein, is copyright material. No part of this document may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means whatsoever, including recording, photocopying, or faxing, without prior written approval of Optiwave.

Disclaimer

    Optiwave makes no representation or warranty with respect to the adequacy of this documentation or the programs which it describes for any particular purpose or with respect to its adequacy to produce any particular result. In no event shall Optiwave, its employees, its contractors or the authors of this documentation be liable for special, direct, indirect or consequential damages, losses, costs, charges, claims, demands, or claim for lost profits, fees or expenses of any nature or kind.

Technical support

    If you purchased Optiwave software from a distributor that is not listed here, please send technical

    questions to your distributor.

    Optiwave Canada/US

    Tel (613) 224-4700 E-mail support@optiwave.com Fax (613) 224-4706 URL www.optiwave.com

    Cybernet Systems Co., Ltd. Japan

    Tel +81 (03) 5978-5414 E-mail owtech@cybernet.co.jp Fax +81 (03) 5978-6082 URL www.cybernet.co.jp

    Optiwave Europe Europe

    Tel +33 (0) 494 08 27 97 E-mail support@optiwave.com Fax +33 (0) 494 33 65 76 URL www.optiwave.e u

Table of contents

    Installing OptiSystem .................................................................................................1

    Hardware and software requirements ...................................................................................1

    Protection key..........................................................................................................................1

    OptiSystem directory ..............................................................................................................2

    Installation ............................................................................................................................... 2

    Technical support ...................................................................................................................2

    Whats New in OptiSystem 8.0...................................................................................3

    Comprehensive Multimode Library .......................................................................................3

    Sophisticated Amplifier Library .............................................................................................3

    Component Libraries: .............................................................................................................4

    GUI and Integrated Design Environment: .............................................................................5

    Application and Validation Projects:.....................................................................................6

    Features introduced in OptiSystem 7.0 ....................................................................7

    Component Libraries ..............................................................................................................7

    GUI and Integrated Design Environment: .............................................................................9

    Introduction ...............................................................................................................11

    Benefits ............................................................................................................................... ...13

    Applications ...........................................................................................................................13

    Main features .........................................................................................................................14

    Quick Start .................................................................................................................17

    Starting OptiSystem ..............................................................................................................17

    Main parts of the GUI ............................................................................................................19

    Component parameters ........................................................................................................26

    Global parameters .................................................................................................................33

    Appendix A: Global Parameters ..............................................................................43

    Simulation parameters..........................................................................................................46

    Signals parameters ...............................................................................................................51

    Noise parameters ..................................................................................................................53

    Spatial Effects Parameters ...................................................................................................54

    Signal Tracing Parameters ...................................................................................................55

    Appendix B: Signal representation .........................................................................57

    Binary signals........................................................................................................................ 58

    M-Ary Signals ........................................................................................................................58

    Electrical signals ...................................................................................................................58

    Optical signals .......................................................................................................................60

    Installing OptiSystem

    Before installing OptiSystem, ensure the system requirements described below are available.

    Hardware and software requirements

    OptiSystem requires the following minimum system configuration:

     PC with Pentium 3 processor or equivalent

     Microsoft Windows XP or Vista. 32-bit or 64-bit.

     400 MB free hard disk space

     1024 x 768 graphic resolution, minimum 65536 colors

     128 MB of RAM (recommended)

     Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher

     DirectX 8.1 or higher

    Protection key

    A hardware protection key is supplied with the software.

    Note: Please ensure that the hardware protection key is NOT connected during the installation of OptiSystem.

    To ensure that OptiSystem operates properly, verify the following:

     The protection key is properly connected to the parallel/USB port of the computer.

     If you use more than one protection key, ensure that there is no conflict between the OptiSystem protection key and the other keys.

    Note: Use a switch box to prevent protection key conflicts. Ensure that the cable between the switch box and the computer is a maximum of one meter long.

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INSTALLING OPTISYSTEM

OptiSystem directory

    By default, the OptiSystem installer creates an OptiSystem directory on your hard

    disk. The OptiSystem directory contains the following subdirectories:

     \bin executable files, dynamic linked libraries, and help files

     \components OptiSystem component parameters from vendors

     \doc OptiSystem support documentation

     \libraries OptiSystem component libraries

     \samples OptiSystem example files

     \toolbox MATLAB related files

     Note: For the users of the Amplifier Edition of OptiSystem, refer to the '\Optical Amplifiers' folder under '\Samples'. For the users of the Multimode Edition of OptiSystem, refer to the '\Multimode' folder under '\Samples'.

    Installation

    OptiSystem can be installed on Windows XP or Vista. We recommend that you exit

    all Windows programs before running the setup program.

    Windows XP or Vista installation

    To install OptiSystem on Windows XP or Vista, perform the following procedure.

    Step Action 1 Log on as the Administrator, or log onto an account with Administrator

    privileges. 2 Insert the OptiSystem CD into your CD ROM drive. 3 On the Taskbar, click Start and select Run.

    The Run dialog box appears.

    4 In the Run dialog box, type F:\setup.exe, where F is your CD ROM drive.

    5 Click OK and follow the screen instructions and prompts. 6 When the installation is complete, reboot your computer.

Technical support

    Phone (613) 224-4700Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern

    Standard Time

    Fax (613) 224-4706

    E-Mail support@optiwave.com

    URL www.optiwave.com

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