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October 26th, 2007

Silicon photonics awarded major research funding

Abstract:
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has awarded a grant valued at £5m (over $10 million) to a consortium of researchers in the UK, led by the University of Surrey, to work on Silicon Photonics. This is the largest current grant awarded by the EPSRC through responsive mode in the Photonics area as the EPSRC moves towards encouraging the community to use larger, longer responsive mode grants.

The consortium, led by Professor Graham Reed and Dr Goran Mashanovich, both from the Advanced Technology Institute (ATI), University of Surrey, includes researchers from St Andrews University (led by Professor Thomas Krauss), Leeds University (led by Dr Robert Kelsall), Warwick University (led by Dr David Leadley), and Southampton University (led by Dr Graham Ensell). Industrial representation within the consortium comes from QinetiQ (led by Professor Mike Jenkins) and from Intel (led by Dr Mario Paniccia).

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