Keysight Technologies PathWave Software Platform

Keysight Technologies PathWave software platform is a set of CAD tools for high-frequency system, circuit and modelling applications. The following products are available to subscribers:

  • Advanced Design System (ADS) — Circuit design and simulation software with extensive libraries and design guides;
  • EM Design (RFPro and EMPro) — Electromagnetic modelling and simulation software for 3D components;
  • RF Synthesis (Genesys) — RF and microwave circuit synthesis and simulation software for circuit board and subsystem designers;
  • RFIC Design (GoldenGate) — Radio frequency integrated circuit (RFIC) simulation software to model and validate complex, integrated circuits; and
  • System Design (SystemVue) — System level design and simulation software for system architects and algorithm developers;
  • Device Modelling Software — IC-CAP, Model Builder and Model Quality Assurance (QA) tools for silicon and III-V devices and design kit model checking.

For detailed information on each product, please refer to the Keysight Technologies PathWave webpage at:

Software Version Latest releases
Operating System ADS supported platforms
Bit Level 32- and 64-bit
  • Faculty members with a Professor Research Subscription receive access that allows you, your students, and your research staff to access Keysight software
  • Five concurrent use instances per tool from the subscriber’s research team, to access a shared license pool
  • Access available for research and undergraduate teaching use
  • Access for one year
  • Access is authorized within the geographic boundaries of Canada only.
  • Licenses may be used for academic research and teaching only.
  • Licenses may not be used for commercial purposes.
  • Any NDN university Professor Research subscriber is authorized to access this product
  • Access to the software license keys is limited to faculty, their graduate students, PDFs, and research staff.
  • Complete Keysight Client License Agreement, signed by a designated authority
For more information, contact our Licensing Administrator at 613-530-4787 or
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