Boost for Optical Data Transmission

Nanosized amplifier significantly improved the propagation of data inside a microchip

Cisco Pays $660M for Luxtera

The acquisition will expand Cisco’s 100 GbE and 400 GbE portfolio

Photonic Chip with Three Components

New device combines quantum dots as single-photon sources, a beamsplitter and two single-photon detectors

Looking for Color Centers in SiC

Generation and annihilation of color centers in 4H silicon carbide by proton irradiation

Rough Optics for Better Solar Cells

New coating reduces reflections and brings more light into the absorbing layer without impairing its electronic properties

Bowtie-Funnel Combo Best for Conducting Light

A dielectric bowtie photonic crystal structure supports mode volumes commensurate with plasmonic elements

Optical Chip as a Neural Network

Integrated photonic routing manifolds using two planes of silicon nitride waveguides

New Metamaterial for Solar Cells

Dielectric metamaterials do not heat under exposure to electromagnetic radiation

On-Chip 3D Micro­printing for Pho­tonic and MEMS Sys­tems

Additive manufac­turing of micro-parts on inte­grated cir­cuits saves packa­ging costs and time

Silicon Photonics for the Electronics Industry

RAPSI: “ramping up silicon photonics business in Finland”