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Luceda IPKISS.EDA is a Silicon Photonics design tool. It can be used with Tanner design suite to form an integrated design environment, with the following features:
  • IPKISS' PICAZZO library Python based Pcells
  • Silicon Photonics Schematic design capability through Tanner S-Edit
  • Circuit simulation with CAPHE simulator
  • Silicon Photonics Schematic-driven layout (SDL) generation
  • Layout design and manual modification through Tanner L-Edit
  • Auto Connection for Waveguide and performing Connection Errors checking, etc.
  • Design Example and User Guide Documentations
More information on Luceda IPKISS.EDA tool can be found online at:


Technical Details

Software Version 3.2.1
Operating System
  • Windows 7 x86/x64
  • Windows 8.1 x86/x64
  • Windows 10 x86/x64
Bit Level 64-bit
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What You Get

  • Faculty with a Professor Research Subscription receive access that allows you, your students, and your research staff to access LUCEDA software.
  • Five concurrent use instances per tool from the subscriber’s research team, to access a shared license pool.
  • Access for one year 


Quick Start Guide: Luceda IPKISS.EDA

Licensing Requirements or Restrictions

  • Use of this design tool is restricted to university research only.
  • Access to the software license keys are limited to clients, their graduate students and research staff in Canadian Universities.
  • Any NDN university Professor Research subscriber is authorized to access this product.

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