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A History of Innovation

Lumerical has a proven history of building world-class simulation technology. From releasing the first 3D dedicated photonic simulator in 2003 to offering the most robust nanophotonic design and optimization environment available today, Lumerical has led the charge in helping the optoelectronic community tackle design challenges head on. With our technology referenced in more than 1,000 scientific articles and patents, we are increasingly recognized as the worldwide leader in our field of expertise.

Innovation Timeline

2012/05 Provisional patent on modeling liquid crystals and other spatially varying anisotropic materials on a discretized grid
2010/10 First Conformal Mesh Technology in a photonic simulator
2008/08 Lumerical named a finalist for a Red Herring Canada Top 50 award, recognizing the most promising and innovative private companies in Canada
2008/08 Proprietary Multi-coefficient Materials for accurate, broadband dispersive material modeling
2004/10 FDTD Solutions available on first TOP500 Supercomputer
2004 First nanophotonic simulator employing a 3D interface

Patent Filings

2014/04 Lumerical Files Provisional Patent on Improved Eigenmode Expansion Waveguide Analysis
2012/05 Provisional Patent Application on modeling liquid crystals and other spatially varying anisotropic materials on a discretized grid


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