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Quick Start Guide: Installing Luceda IPKISS.eda via CADpass R20

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing Luceda IPKISS.eda on a Windows system using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass (R20) to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites You must meet the following criteria before installing IPKISS.eda: Students must register with CMC at https://account.cmc.ca/MyAccount/MyAccount.aspx Faculty supervisors can subscribe through the CMC subscription …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Synopsys Photonic Solutions (RSoft Photonic Device, OptSim, and OptoDesigner) via CADpass R20

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing Synopsys Photonic solutions software, including RSoft Photonic Device tools and PIC Design Suite (OptSim Circuit and OptoDesigner), on a Windows 10 system using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites You must meet the following criteria before installing Synopsys …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing OptiBPM via CADpass R20

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing Optiwave’s OptiBPM photonics simulation tools on a Windows 10 system using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites You must meet the following criteria before installing Optiwave’s OptiBPM: Students must register with CMC at https://account.cmc.ca/MyAccount/MyAccount.aspx Faculty supervisors can subscribe …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing OptiFDTD via CADpass R20

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing Optiwave’s OptiFDTD photonics simulation tools on a Windows 10 system using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites You must meet the following criteria before installing Optiwave’s OptiFDTD: Students must register with CMC at https://account.cmc.ca/MyAccount/MyAccount.aspx Faculty supervisors can subscribe …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Photon Design FIMMWAVE via CADpass R20

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing FIMMWAVE from Photon Design on a Windows 10 system using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites You must meet the following criteria before installing Photon Design FIMMWAVE: Students must register with CMC at https://account.cmc.ca/MyAccount/MyAccount.aspx Faculty supervisors can subscribe …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing NI LabVIEW via CADpass R20

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing NI LabVIEW on a Windows system using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass (R20) to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites You must meet the following criteria before installing NI LabVIEW: Students must register with CMC at https://account.cmc.ca/MyAccount/MyAccount.aspx Faculty supervisors can subscribe through the CMC …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Photon Design OmniSim/CrystalWave via CADpass R20

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing Photon Design OmniSim/CrystalWave on a Windows 10 system using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites You must meet the following criteria before installing Photon Design OmniSim: Students must register with CMC at https://account.cmc.ca/MyAccount/MyAccount.aspx Faculty supervisors can subscribe through …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing ANSYS – Lumerical Interconnect via CADpass R20

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing Lumerical Interconnect on a Windows 10 system using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass R20 to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites You must meet the following criteria before installing Lumerical Interconnect: Students must register with CMC at https://account.cmc.ca/MyAccount/MyAccount.aspx Faculty supervisors can subscribe through the …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing dw-2000 via CADpass R20

The CAD layout tool, dw-2000, enables the physical layout of photonic components and circuits built using semiconductor manufacturing techniques. This software offers many benefits for photonic layout applications, while avoiding the pitfalls of using a general purpose drawing tool. It is easy for beginners to learn, while also offering a versatile, customisable environment for more experienced …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing COMSOL Multiphysics via CADpass R20

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing COMSOL Multiphysics on a Windows opearting system using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass (R20) to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites You must meet the following criteria before installing COMSOL Multiphysics: Students must register with CMC at https://account.cmc.ca/MyAccount/MyAccount.aspx Faculty supervisors can subscribe through the …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Xilinx Software to Work with CADpass R20

This quick start guide applies to the following Xilinx design software: Vivado SDAccel SDSoC Vitis ISE Full descriptions of these tools are available on the vendor’s website, including hardware recommendations, compatible operating systems and installation guides. Prerequisites for Installing Xilinx Software with CMC License Management System (LMS) Before you begin with this installation, you must: Register …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Crosslight via CADpass R20

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing the Crosslight Device Simulation Suite on a Windows 10 system using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass R20 to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). The full suite of Crosslight CAD tools for micro- and opto-electronic device design is available through CMC. The suite includes APSYS, …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing softMEMS MEMS Pro via CADpass R20

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing softMEMS MEMS Pro on a Windows 10 system using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites You must meet the following criteria before installing MEMS Pro: Students must register with CMC at https://account.cmc.ca/MyAccount/MyAccount.aspx Faculty supervisors can subscribe through the …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Modelithics Libraries via CADpass R20

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing the Modelithics EXEMPLAR libraries on a Windows 10 operating system, using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass R20 to access shared licenses from the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites for Installing Modelithics EXEMPLAR Libraries Before you begin this installation, you must: Register with CMC Microsystems at https://account.cmc.ca/MyAccount/MyAccount.aspx Faculty supervisors …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Mentor Graphics PADS CAD Software via CADpass R20

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing the latest Personal Automated Design System (PADS) CAD suite, bundled with the HyperLynx design-rule checking tool, on a Windows 10, 64-bit system, using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass R20 to access shared licenses on the License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites for Installing PADS with CMC License Manager System (LMS) …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Synopsys QuantumATK Academic Software via CADpass R20

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing Synopsys QuantumATK Academic software on Microsoft Windows using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass R20 to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). The procedure has been proven on a Windows 10, 64-bit system. Synopsys offers QuantumATK software for both LINUX and Windows operating systems. Introduction The …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing ThermoFisher Scientific Software via CADpass R20

The following information will help you download, install, set up and use ThermoFisher Scientific’s Avizo and/or Amira with the CMC License Management System. These instructions are for a Windows 10, 64-bit operating system. CMC Microsystems offers limited support for Mac OS X and LINUX installations. Contact CMC Microsystems for more information. Prerequisites for Installing Avizo and Amira …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Dassault Design Systemes SolidWorks Software via CADpass R20

The following information will help you download, install, set up, and use SolidWorks 3D solid modelling software from Dassault Design Systèmes (DDS) with the CMC License Management System (LMS). Installation and licensing of this software have been validated on a workstation with a Windows 10, 64-bit operating system. Prerequisites for Installing SolidWorks with CMC License …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Zemax OpticStudio via CADpass R20

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing OpticStudio Professional from Zemax LLC on a Windows 10 system using CMC Microsystem’s CADpass to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites for Installing OpticStudio with CMC License Manager System (LMS) You must meet the following criteria before installing OpticStudio: Students must register …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Mentor Graphics HyperLynx via CADpass R20

Introduction The HyperLynx CAD software is a family of electromagnetic simulators, SPICE model generators, and design rule checkers. This software is part of the Mentor Graphics Higher Education software bundle, which includes PADS and Calibre. This software consists of several modules, including: Fast 3D Solver: Generates complete package SPICE models and noise profiles Full-Wave Solver: Provides users with network …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing camLine XperiDesk Process Design Environment via CADpass R20

The following information will help you launch, setup and use camLine XperiDesk Process Development Environment (PDE) software with the CMC License Management System (LMS). This guide describes steps taken using a Windows 10, 64-bit operating system. However, as the XperiDesk client is Java-based, it is capable of running on any operating system with Java 8. …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing ANSYS Electronics Desktop for Research via CADpass R20

This quick start guide is provided to help subscribers install and run Electronics Desktop (EDT) CAD modules in the Campus Solutions bundle. These instructions have been tested on Windows 10, 64-bit operating system. Prerequisites for Installing ANSYS with CMC License Management System (LMS) Before you begin with this installation, you must: Register with CMC Microsystems …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing ANSYS Mechanical/Fluids Software for Research via CADpass R20

This quick start guide is provided to help subscribers install and run ANSYS Mechanical and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) modules. These instructions are for a Windows 10, 64-bit operating system. Prerequisites for Installing ANSYS with CMC License Management System (LMS) Before you begin with this installation, you must: Register with CMC Microsystems. Students and faculty …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing ANSYS Electronics Desktop for Classroom via CADpass R20

This quick start guide has been provided to help subscribers with CAD modules in ANSYS Teaching bundles. These instructions are for a Windows 10, 64-bit operating system. Prerequisites for Installing ANSYS with CMC License Management System (LMS) Before you begin with this installation, you must: Have a Classroom Education or Institution/Department subscription; interested faculty members can learn more …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing ANSYS Mechanical/CFD Software for Classroom via CADpass R20

This quick start guide is provided to help subscribers with CAD modules in the ANSYS Classroom/Education bundle. These instructions are for a Windows 10, 64-bit operating system. Prerequisites for Installing ANSYS with CMC License Management System (LMS) Before you begin with this installation, you must: Have an Education/Classroom or Institution – Research Plus subscription; faculty can subscribe through …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Keysight PathWave Software via CADpass R20

This quick start guide applies to the Keysight Technologies’ PathWave design software: Advanced Design System (ADS); GoldenGate RF IC design; SystemVue system design; Genesys RF synthesis; Device modeller IC-CAP; Model builder MBP; Model quality assurance software MQA; and Electromagnetic Professional (EMPro) 3D FEM/FDTD simulator. Keysight Technologies also supplies our users with multi-core simulations licensing for …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Cadence Allegro/OrCAD via CADpass R20

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing Cadence Allegro/OrCAD 17.40 software on Microsoft Windows using CMC CADpass to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). The procedure has been tested on a Windows 10, 64-bit system. Cadence offers Allegro/OrCAD tools for LINUX and Windows operating systems. The full list of CAD …

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