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Home > Press > Single-track conference highlights include novel materials & structures for photonics… Latest Breakthroughs in Group IV Element-Based Photonic Materials, Devices and Silicon Photonics to be Presented at 10th IEEE Conference

The latest technology developments in electro-photonic convergence on silicon; novel materials and structures; and photonic devices and nanophotonics will be presented at the IEEE Photonics Society's 10th International Conference on Group IV Photonics (GFP 2013) being held in Seoul, Korea from 28-30 August 2013. Professionals from around the world will gather for both oral and poster sessions of contributed and invited papers focused on silicon photonics and other Group IV element-based photonic materials, applications, and manufacturing technology. In addition, a post-deadline session will feature the most up-to-date results involving Group IV element photonic materials and devices, including integration and fabrication technologies.

Single-track conference highlights include novel materials & structures for photonics… Latest Breakthroughs in Group IV Element-Based Photonic Materials, Devices and Silicon Photonics to be Presented at 10th IEEE Conference

Seoul, Korea | Posted on August 23rd, 2013

"The IEEE Photonics Society's Group IV Photonics Conference is one of the leading international gatherings to focus on silicon photonics materials, devices and processes," said GFP 2013 Program Chair, Jung Hoon Shin from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea. "The conference format encourages one-on-one interaction between colleagues, providing a unique opportunity to for researchers, engineers and business leaders from around the world to gain new perspectives on the latest Group IV photonics developments."

Session Topics
- Monolithic Silicon Photonics
- Passive Devices & Their Applications
- WDM Filters & Devices
- Novel Materials & Structures
- Silicon Modulators
- Ge-On-Si Photonic Integration
- Optical Interconnects: Transceivers, Modulation, Coupling
- Sources and Detectors In & On Silicon
- Hybrid Integration
- Active & Nonlinear Devices

Invited Speakers & Topics
- Integration of Photonic Circuits with Electronics on Bulk-Si Platform - B. Lee, Samsung Electronics, Hwasung-City, Korea

- Silicon Biosensors - C. Gunn, Genalyte, San Diego, CA, USA

- WDM Silicon Photonic Interconnects for Efficient Computing Systems - X. Zheng, Oracle Labs, San Diego, CA, USA

- Engineering the Optical Properties of Silicon Using Sub-Wavelength Structures - R. Halir, University of Malaga ETSI, Spain

- Si-Based Plasmonic & Graphene Modulators - V. Sorger, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

- Graphene Photonics and Broadband Optoelectronics - Q. Bao, Monash University, Australia

- Er Silicate Waveguides for Compact Amplifiers and Light Sources on Silicon Platform - H. Issihki, The University of Electro Communication, Japan

- Integration of High Performance Silicon Optical Modulators - D. Thomson, F. Gardes, Y. Hu, G. Mashanovich, G. Reed, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK, L. Zimmermann, D. Knoll, S. Lischke, IHP, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany, H. Porte, Photline Technologies, Besançon, France, B. Goll, H. Zimmermann, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria, L. Ke, P. Wilson, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK, S. Chen, S. Hsu, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C., G. Duan, A. Le Liepvre, C. Jany, A. Accard, M. Lamponi, D. Make, III-V Lab, Palaiseau, France, F. Lelarge, III-V, Palaiseau, France, S. Messaoudene, D. Bordel, J. Fedeli, CEA LETI, Grenoble, France, S. Keyvaninia, G. Roelkens and D. Van Thourhout, Ghent University-IMEC, Ghent, Belgium

- Approaches to Opto-Electronic Integration in Optical Interconnect Applications based on Silicon Photonics - S. Sahni, A. Ayazi, Y. Chi, A. Dahl, P. De Dobbelaere, S. Gloeckner, K. Hon, S. Hovey, Y. Liang, M. Mack, G. Masini, M. Attila, M. Peterson, T. Pinguet, J. Schramm, M. Sharp, P. Sun, R. Timpe and L. Verslegers, Luxtera Inc., Carlsbad, CA, USA

- Large-Scale Silicon Photonics Integrated Circuits for Interconnect and Telecom Applications - H. Fukuda, K. Takeda, T. Hiraki, T. Tsuchizawa, H. Nishi, R. Kou, NTT Microsystem Integration Laboratories/NTT Photonics Laboratories, NTT Microsystem Integration Laboratories, Atsugi, Japan, Y. Ishikawa, K. Wada, Department of Materials Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Japan, T. Yamamoto, K. Yamada, NTT Microsystem Integration Laboratories, Atsugi, Japan, Y. Urino, T. Horikawa, T. Nakamura, and Y. Arakawa Institute for Photonics-Electronics Convergence System Technology, Japan, Institute for Photonics-Electronics Convergence System Technology, Japan

- Electronic-Photonic Integration in the Helios Project - J. Fedeli, CEA-LETI, Grenoble, France, F. Schrank, Gradz, Austria, W. Bogaerts, A. Masood, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, L. Zimmermann, IHP, Frankfurt o Oder, Germany, E. AUGENDRE, S. Bernabe, CEA LETI, Grenoble, France, J. Kraft, Gradz, Austria, J. Van Olmen, D. Sabuncuoglu Tezcan, IMEC, Leuven, Belgium, P. Grosse and T. Enot, CEA LETI, Grenoble, France

- Optical Phased Array on Silicon Photonic Platform - J. Sun, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA

The final conference program is now available online for download at:

Post-deadline Paper Session

Providing participants with the opportunity to learn about the latest significant developments in rapidly advancing areas of Group IV photonics, a post-deadline session will be held at 5:15pm on Friday, 31 August. A competition for the best post-deadline paper will be sponsored by the journal Nature Photonics, with the winning paper announced at the end of the session. Full details about post-deadline paper submission are available at:


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