The RSoft Design Group Review, January-June 2008, features an article on the use of the FullWave simulation software for modeling light scattering from biological cells and cell clusters. Published by RSoft Design Group, the eight-page issue discusses the OptSim maximum likelihood sequence estimation (MLSE) model for the design and simulation of direct-detection systems deploying MLSE-based receivers. It also includes articles on modeling high-efficiency solar cells with the DiffractMod and Most tools, and on optical interconnect design using ModeSys and BeamProp. Wavelength division multiplexing local area network simulations for aerospace platforms also are discussed. Charts, diagrams and screenshots are included.