Ghent, 17 – 19 May 2016, “From Photonics Research to the CMOS fabrication
The last workshop of the cQOM ITN project brought together leading experts in Photonics research and CMOS fabrication, as well as industry insights from Thales Research & Technology. The workshop culminated with a visit to the state-of-the-art facilities of IMEC and the famous 300mm Clean Room. ITN fellows also presented their research projects.
This workshop took place at the University of Ghent in Belgium.
Day 1: Tues May 17
iGent Tower, Technologiepark-Zwijnaarde 15
10:00-10:15 – Dries Van Thourhout – Introduction and organisational aspects
10:15-11:00 – Roel Baets – SiN photonics
11:00-11:45 – Sylvain Combrie (Thales Research & Technology) – Nanophotonics for optical signal processing
13:30-14:30 – Abdul Rahim – Accessing Silicon Photonics MPW services
14:30-15:15 – Pieter Dumon – Luceda Photonics
15:15-15-45 – Paolo Cardine/Ananth Subramanian – From research to spin off
16:15 – Presentations of research projects by ITN fellows
Day 2: Wed May 18, until noon
- Joint transfer to IMEC (Leuven)
- Talks by:
- Cedric Huyghebaert (2D materials)
- Sadhishkumar Balakrishnan (integration, working at IMEC as a young researcher)
- Dries Van Thourhout (III-V on silicon)
Day 2 + 3 : Wed May 18 noon to Thurs May 19 noon
- Optional hands-on clean room introduction in Ghent University CR for theoreticians
- Design a simple mask, deposit a layer, carry out your own litho process, etch it, etc.
- Euro 200, covering all meals and transfer to IMEC
- Cash payment on-site
- Confirm registration to Jesper.Hakansson@ugent.be
Any hotel in the center of Ghent. A good choice is “IBIS Cathedral”
Ghent can be reached by train from Brussels airport. There are also high speed rail links with Paris and Amsterdam. Another nearby airport is Lille.
How to reach the campus in Ghent: http://photonics.intec.ugent.be/contact/find_us.htm
Prof. Dries Van Thourhout, University of Ghent
Dr. Isabelle Robert-Philip, CNRS