Independent InP Foundry – Your design, our service, your future
SMART Photonics, located in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, is a foundry offering production services for mainly Indium Phosphide based photonic components. We are an independent pure-play foundry, using our knowledge, experience and equipment to produce photonic components for our customers, based on their designs.
We offer the complete production process from epitaxial growth and re-growth, processing, polishing and dicing of wafers into chips. As an independent Pure-Play foundry we support our customers from the proof of concept phase up to and including full production. As a foundry, we also offer single or combined process steps to complete or being a back-up for the production processes of customers.
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Edmund Optics is Gold Partner of ONLINE Photonic Integration Conference
About Edmund Optics
Edmund Optics® (EO) is a leading manufacturer and distributor of precision optics, optical assemblies and image processing components with manufacturing facilities around the globe. EO has the world’s largest inventory of optical components for immediate delivery and offers products, standard or customized, for various industries.
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Optical Connections is Media Partner of ONLINE Photonic Integration Conference
About Optical Connections
Optical Connections has been providing the fibre optic community with the latest industry news and reports since 2011 via our website, monthly newsletter and now quarterly magazine. We provide coverage of market influencing technology advancements, commercial prospects, product developments and unique insight from our editorial team, making Optical Connections an essential source of information for our readers from across the industry. Continue reading “Optical Connections is Media Partner of ONLINE Photonic Integration Conference”
by Nazanin Shafiee, SMART Photonics BV
Global Coronavirus pandemic has impacted all industries across the globe, and Photonic Integrated Circuits (PIC) market has been no exception. However, unlike a lot of the industries heading for a decline, global PIC market size is expected to grow at a CAGR of roughly 23.8% over the next five years.
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by Ivana Sersic Vollenbroek, DEMCON Advanced Mechatronics BV
DEMCON is a mechatronic system engineering company that focuses on R&D and production of high-tech products and systems. The essentials of systems engineering is integration of a variety of technical disciplines to achieve the best solution for the customer.
For this, open innovation and close collaboration with companies offering new or specific expertise is imperative, such as for example photonics.
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Photonic Integration Conference welcomes Fibre Systems magazine as Media Partner
About Fibre Systems
Fibre Systems has been a trusted source of information for the optical communications industry since 2013. It covers the entire value chain from components, subsystems and network equipment manufacturers and distributors to network planners, systems integrators, operators and end users of fibre-optic networks worldwide. The most pressing issues that affect and shape the fibre-optic systems market are addressed, including technologies, applications, business and regulatory issues. Continue reading “Photonic Integration Conference welcomes Fibre Systems magazine as Media Partner”
by Gerrit Muller, TNO-ESI
Photonics is a specific set of technologies with many real world applications. Users operate these applications using various systems that in turn deploy a wide variety of technologies. In this presentation we will zoom in from application perspective to photonic technology and zoom out to application to see the change in perspective with every step that we make. Fitness for purpose requires that each aggregation level meets its key performance parameters and functionality.
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by Idelfonso Tafur Monroy, Professor Terahertz Systems, Eindhoven University of Technology
The goal of the talk is to introduce the merging new area of products and solutions where photonic integration technologies are very well suited such as in agro-food technologies, infrastructural monitoring, THz detection of fake medicines, safe medical scanning and beyond 5G wireless communications.
Thereafter, the talk explains why and how photonic integration is essential for bringing to the mass market these new technologies. Finally, the talk makes a bridge between the research trends, the product development, and the potential and opportunities for the Dutch photonic integration eco-system.
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About Helia Photonics
Helia Photonics specialises in optical thin-film coatings for demanding applications, including ultra-low (<0.01%) and high reflectance (>99.99%) on PICs, from ultraviolet to far infrared.
Helia services diverse sectors with R&D to commercial quantities: from automobile to medical, space to forensics. The company selects from 113 coating materials across 16 coating machines in cleanroom facilities in Livingston, Scotland.
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Duo presentation by Marinus J. van der Hoek, Director / Photonics Innovator, VanderHoekPhotonics and Ruben van Ardenne, Manager Strategy and Innovation, Compass Infrastructure, The Netherlands
Photonics-based telecoms has accelerated the development and application of photonics-based sensing to a great extent. Nowadays, challenging conditions for sensing can be met using innovative principles, enabled by the nature of light.
From an industrial point of view, we are convinced photonics based sensing is the way forward and collaboration in the whole Photonics-based ecosystem is key.
In this talk we will present examples of field-tests and proof of principle projects using photonics-based sensing, emphasizing the decisive role of photonic integration to fertilize growth in the field of applications.
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