The LightSoft company provides professional optical softwares to design optical components and system. Currently two light software modules have been developed and are in sales, which includes thinfilm/grating design and DOE design.  

Our design kernel is based on latest computer technology, both in hardware and software, so it runs efficiently to deliver customers with a more precise and robust result in a short amount of time. 

                  Dr. Jiang  (DOE image by DOEMaster)

LightSoft's president, Dr Jianhua Jiang has over 20 years of optical software development experience. Dr Jiang has a physics and optics background and acquires strong computer science skills over years.  Dr Jiang is expert in FORTRAN 90, C/C++/C#, Python,MATLAB, and Unix/Linux programming, and proficient in MPI and OpenMP parallel computing. His tools has been used to design optical components and system from micro to macro levels in real world over 15 years. Dr. Jiang studied and did research in Tsinghua University for 8+ years, and built a solid foundation on physics and optics. Dr. Jiang studied and worked at UAH for 9+ years and developed multiple algorithms and softwares for designing micro and integrated optics. Jianhua worked at Breault Research Org for 9+ years as the main kernel developer for two industry-flagship products, ASAP and APEX, for stray light analysis for any general optical systems.

Dr Jianhua Jiang holds a Ph.D in Optical Science and Engineering from University of Alabama in Hunsville. His PhD dissertation is RIGOROUS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF DIFFRACTIVE OPTICAL ELEMENTS.  Jianhua earns a Physics (optics) bachelor and master degree from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. 

LightSoft Strategy Partner

LightSoft works closely with our strategy partner to provide our customers a complete one-stop Diffractive Optics solution from design to fabrication with state-of-the-art nano-fabrication facilities, including Lithography tools:

  • Contact Exposure
  • Stepper/Scanner
  • Laser Direct Writing
  • E-beam EQ

Jiaxing Yuguang Opto-electronic Technology Co, Ltd.

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Email: [email protected]

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Helpful Links

1. Dr Jiang's PhD dissetation
2. More PhD dissertations related to LightSoft algrithm
3. Dr Jiang's published papers
    3.1  J. Jiang and G. P. Nordin, “A Rigorous Unidirectional Method for Designing Finite Aperture Diffractive Optical Elements”, Opt. Express 7(6), pp. 237-242 (2000).
    3.2 G. P. Nordin,  S. Kim,  J. Cai, and J. Jiang, "Hybrid integration of conventional waveguide and photonic crystal structures," Opt. Express 10(23), 1334-1341 (2002).
    3.3 L. Li, G. P. Nordin, J. M. English, and J. Jiang, “Small-area bends and beamsplitters for low-index-contrast waveguides”, Opt. Express 11(3), 282-290 (2003).
   3.4 J. Jiang, J. Cai, G. P. Nordin, and L. Li, “Parallel microgenetic algorithm design for photonic crystal and waveguide structures,” Opt. Lett. 28(23), pp. 2381-2383 (2003).
   3.5 S. Kim, G. P. Nordin, J. Cai, and J. Jiang, “Ultracompact high-efficiency polarizing beam splitter with a hybrid photonic crystal and conventional waveguide structure,” Opt. Lett. 28(23), pp. 2384-2386 (2003).
  3.6 S. Kim, J. Cai, J. Jiang, and G. P. Nordin, “New ring resonator configuration using hybrid photonic crystal and conventional waveguide structures,” Opt. Express 12(11), pp. 2356-2364 (2004).
  3.7 J. Cai, G. P. Nordin, S. Kim, and J. Jiang, “3D analysis of hybrid photonic crystal/conventional waveguide 90° bend,” Appl. Opt. 43(21), pp. 4244-4249 (2004).
  3.8 B. Wang, J. Jiang, and G. P. Nordin, “Compact slanted grating couplers,” Opt. Express 12(15), pp. 3313-3326 (2004).
  3.9 S. Kim, G. P. Nordin, J. Jiang, and J. Cai, “High efficiency 90 degree silica waveguide bend using an air hole photonic crystal region,” IEEE Photonics Tech. Let. 16(8), pp. 1846-1848 (2004).
  3.10 S. Kim, G. P. Nordin, J. Jiang, and J. Cai, “Micro-genetic algorithm design of hybrid conventional waveguide and photonic crystal structures,” Opt. Eng., 43(9), pp. 2143-2149 (2004).
 3.11 B. Wang, J. Jiang, D. M. Chambers, and G. P. Nordin, “Stratified waveguide grating coupler for normal fiber incidence,” Opt. Lett., 30(8), pp. 845-847 (2005).
  3.12 B. Wang, J. Jiang, and G. P. Nordin, “Embedded slanted grating coupler for vertical coupling between fibers and silicon-on-insulator planar waveguides,” Phot. Techn. Lett. 17(9), pp. 1884-1886 (2005).
  3.13 Seunghyun Kim, Jianhua jiang, and Gregory P. Nordin, “Design of compact polymer Mach-Zender interferometer and ring resonator with air trench structures,” Opt. Eng. 45, 054602 (2006).
  3.14 Lixia Li, Jaime Cardenas, Jianhua Jiang and G. P. Nordin, Compact integrated depolarizer for IFOG,” Opt. Eng. 45, 055602 (2006).
  3.15 Yusheng Qian, Seunghyun Kim, Jiquo Song, Gregory P. Nordin, and Jianhua Jiang, “Compact and low loss silicon-on-insulator ridge waveguide 90° bend,” Opt. Express 14, pp. 6020-6028 (2006).
  3.16 Bin Wang, Jianhua Jiang, and Gregory P. Nordin, “Systematic design process for slanted graing couplers,” Appl. Opt. 45(24) pp. 6223-6226 (2006).
  3.17 J. Jiang, P. C. Deguzman, and G. P. Nordin, “Analysis of stacked rotated gratings,” Applied Optics 46(8) pp. 1177-1183 (2007).