Media Alert: Cadence to Showcase Photonics Applications at Photonics Summit and Workshop with Lumerical

Cadence workshop to feature new CurvyCore infrastructure for Virtuoso custom IC design platform

SAN JOSE, Calif.--()--Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) announced its Photonics Summit and Workshop with Lumerical, where attendees can explore how photonics impacts daily life and is advancing industries such as medicine, energy, security, defense, telecommunications, high-performance computing and manufacturing. This free, two-day event taking place on November 7 and 8 at the Cadence headquarters in San Jose, Calif., will feature presentations from industry experts on day one and a hands-on workshop with photonics experts on day two. To learn more about the Photonics Summit and Workshop and to register, please visit

At the workshop, Cadence will debut its new CurvyCore infrastructure that is integrated into the Cadence® Virtuoso® custom IC design platform, allowing designers to create and edit complex curvilinear shapes common in photonics, MEMs, microfluidics and conformal metal routing. Integration of the CurvyCore technology into the Virtuoso platform contributes a single design environment for developing complex multi-fabric systems. To learn more about the CurvyCore technology, please visit

WHAT: The Photonics Summit and Workshop will offer:

  • In-depth presentations covering advanced photonics topics by industry experts from companies, universities and organizations such as Lockheed Martin, National Institute of Standards and Technologies (NIST), Ayar Labs, PsiQuantum, Lightelligence, IMEC, Magic Leap and the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute HHI
  • A keynote address from Vladimir Stojanovic, associate professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California at Berkeley
  • A hands-on workshop where attendees will design, implement and verify a photonics IC for lidar with tools from Cadence, MathWorks and Lumerical
  • Networking luncheons and social hour to engage with peers in stimulating technology discussions

WHEN: The Photonics Summit and Workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, November 7, and Thursday, November 8, 2018.

WHERE: Cadence headquarters at 2655 Seely Avenue, San Jose, Calif. 95134

About Cadence

Cadence enables electronic systems and semiconductor companies to create the innovative end products that are transforming the way people live, work and play. Cadence software, hardware and semiconductor IP are used by customers to deliver products to market faster. The company’s System Design Enablement strategy helps customers develop differentiated products—from chips to boards to systems—in mobile, consumer, cloud datacenter, automotive, aerospace, IoT, industrial and other market segments. Cadence is listed as one of Fortune Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For. Learn more at

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Cadence Design Systems, Inc. announced its Photonics Summit and Workshop with Lumerical, where attendees can explore how photonics impacts daily life.


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