2022 European Conference on Integrated Optics – Milan

The conference focuses on leading edge research on integrated optics, optoelectronics and nano-photonics and gathers experts from academia and industry to show their latest technical results, and showcase their products and services. The application scope is broad and it ranges from tele/datacom communications, optical interconnects, and (bio) optical sensing applications to more disruptive areas as quantum computing and mid-IR photonics.

Conference topics are:

Integrated photonic technologies and platforms:

  • Silicon photonics
  • III-V optoelectronics
  • Compound semiconductors
  • Dielectric and polymer photonics
  • LiNbO3 and other electro-optic materials
  • Plasmonics
  • Novel material integration
  • Visible range, near-, mid-, far-infrared and THz waveguides and technologies
  • Bio-photonic platforms for integrated devices
  • Membrane photonics and photonic MEMs
  • Wafer and die bonding technologies
  • Hybrid & heterogeneous integration
  • Electronic-photonic convergence
  • Production methods and (generic) foundry concepts

Devices and Integrated Circuits:

  • Waveguides, waveguide devices and on chip diffractive optical elements
  • Functional devices: programmable filters, switches, buffers, large-scale circuits, polarization management
  • Active devices: lasers and laser arrays, amplifiers and detectors
  • Modulators: ultrafast, nano and low energy
  • Nonlinear devices: wavelength converters, mixers and regenerators
  • Plasmonic waveguides and devices
  • Assembly, packaging and hybrid integration techniques
  • Optical connectivity – coupling techniques to photonic integrated circuits
  • Electronic connectivity
  • Flip-chip bonding
  • Testing and characterization techniques of waveguides and PICs

Novel physical insights and materials:

  • Devices beyond conventional limits
  • Enhanced light-matter interactions
  • Inverse and computer aided design
  • Computational analysis and methods
  • Ultra compact and nanoscale devices
  • Quantum and high precision photonics
  • Novel devices based on magneto-optic, piezo-electric, and ferroelectric materials
  • Nanophotonics, photonic crystals, subwavelength and metamaterials devices
  • Raman and Brillouin gain
  • Novel modeling and simulation techniques
  • Unconventional materials for photonics
  • 2D materials and phase change materials
  • Energy-efficient photonics materials
  • Non-linear materials and effects

Applications of PICs:

  • Telecom and data communications, optical interconnects
  • Control layer for PICs
  • Programmable photonic circuits, neuromorphic, photonic processors
  • Biological, chemical and other sensing transducers
  • Optomechanical devices and micro- and nano-electro-mechanical systems
  • Spectroscopy
  • Quantum computing and PICs for quantum communications
  • Free-space optical communications, LiDAR | Photonic A/D conversion, logic, memories
  • Nonlinear functionalities
  • Frequency combs and supercontinuum generation
  • Generation, manipulation and detection of single photons in PICs

The organisation of the 2022 edition is in hands of the Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria at the Politecnico Milano.

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