Silicon Photonics based WDM Systems: Chip and Module Level Integration – Presented by Jeremy Witzens, RWTH Aachen University / Institute of Integrated Photonics

Silicon Photonics based WDM Systems: Chip and Module Level Integration – Presented by Jeremy Witzens, RWTH Aachen University / Institute of Integrated Photonics at the 19th edition European Conference on Integrated Optics, which takes place on 3 – 5 April 2017 at Eindhoven University of Technology, Blauwe Zaal in Eindhoven, The Netherlands

I will present recent progress in the development of semiconductor comb laser based Silicon Photonics WDM transceivers, with particular emphasis on the optical power budget at 25 Gbps serial data rates as well as chip and module level integration efforts.

About Jeremy Witzens
Prior to joining RWTH Aachen University as a Professor in 2011, Jeremy Witzens was a Principal Research Scientist at the University of Washington (2009-2010) and a Sr. Staff Engineer at Luxtera Inc. (2006-2009). He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology in 2005 and his Engineering Diploma from the Ecole Polytechnique (France) in 2000.

About RWTH Aachen University / Institute of Integrated Photonics
The Institute of Integrated Photonics of RWTH Aachen University is involved in a number of Silicon Photonics research activities focusing on near-infrared data center transceivers, visible wavelength planar integrated circuits for life science applications and mid-infrared group IV lasers. A strategic alliance with the Forschungszentrum Jülich (JARA) and its Peter Grünberg Institute complements our core expertise in photonic devices and systems with world class material science.

 

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