Conference Overview

The Optical Networking and Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC) is the largest international event for latest advances in telecom and data center optics. The conference includes technical sessions, short courses, workshops, and panel discussions that focus on the newest research and developments as well as the latest applications.

Exhibition Hours

  • Tuesday, March 26, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 27, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 28, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Synopsys Demos - Booth #3441

Synopsys Electronic and Photonic IC Design Solutions

HPC/AI and Data Center Interconnects 

  • TDECQ analysis with Synopsys OptSim of a PAM4 optical interconnect using transceivers manufactured with GlobalFoundries Fotonix™ Technology. (Featuring: OptoCompiler, PrimeSim, OptSim)
  • Demonstrating the design, modeling, and implementation of a 4-channel Photonic MRM-based PAM4 transmitter with Synopsys OptoCompiler. (Featuring:  OptoCompilerPrimeSimOptSim)


Free-Space Optical Communication  System Design

  • Demonstrating Synopsys OptSim to study the the impact of atmospheric effects in line-of-sight optical free-space communication systems (Featuring: OptSim)

Custom Photonic Device Design


Synopsys IP Solutions

Synopsys IP Enabling Data Center Energy Efficient Solutions

  • Synopsys UCIe IP enabling Chiplet Ecosystem
    Featuring silicon-proven IP to demonstrate low latency and low-power die-to-die connectivity, operating up to 24G, for advanced and standard packaging technologies
  • Synopsys PCIe 7.0 data rate over Optics for Low power Extended Reach Low latency applications
    Demonstrating PCI Express at 128 GT/s over optics performance with OpenLight’s Photonic IC
  • 224G Electro Optical Ethernet PHY IP
    Demonstrating Synopsys 224G TX over optics performance with OpenLight’s 200G per Lambda Photonic IC

Partner Demos

OIF Booth #1323

  • Featuring Synopsys 224G PHY IP demonstrating long-reach performance using a long-reach channel

Ethernet Alliance Booth #1415

  • Featuring a variety of Synopsys 800G Ethernet Subsystem successful interoperability demonstrations with ecosystem partners showing Ethernet traffic with AN/LT and Ethernet traffic over optical interconnects to switches/routers/Networking equipment

To Schedule a Meeting

If you are planning to attend OFC and would like to schedule an on-site meeting or product demo with Synopsys, send an e-mail to or call 626-795-9101.