Synopsys released version 10.4 of the CODE V optical design and analysis software. CODE V 10.4 features improvements to its Beam Synthesis Propagation (BSP) analysis tool that enable optical designers to model and analyze diffraction effects in an optical system with increased flexibility, speed and accuracy. CODE V is an optical engineering and design software solution that supports the optimization, analysis and tolerancing of image-forming optical systems and free-space photonic devices. CODE V was acquired as part of Synopsys’ acquisition of Optical Research Associates (ORA). The CODE v10.4 is available now.