Michael Zervas, CEO and co-founder of LIGENTEC presented “Hybrid III-V/Si3N4 integration: the dielectric platform perspective”, forthcoming developments on hybrid photonic integration of silicon nitride platforms with III-V semiconductors. During this talk, he explained how hybrid integration is expanding the capabilities of LIGENTEC AN technology by integrating on a chip or package level active materials (LiNbO, GaAs, InGaAs) and SiPho lasers.
(9-13th DECEMBER 2019)
LIGENTEC co-founder Michael Geiselmann was giving a talk about low-loss SiN photonic integrated circuit platforms on the Photonic Integrated Circuits Training in Santa Clara. The week-long program provided a quick but in-depth training on everything needed for producing photonic integrated circuits. It covered system aspects, a component tutorial, simulations and chip layout, foundry services for all material systems, packaging, test & measurement, and business/marketing essentials.
(14th NOVEMBER 2019)
LIGENTEC co-founder and MD Dr. Michael Geiselmann was speaking at the ePIXfab course on SiN integrated photonics on the 14th November 2019 which took place in Brussels, Belgium. The scope of this course went beyond these subjects: Basics concepts of Silicon Nitride (SiN) integrated photonics, Potential of SiN PIC technologies (life science and other markets), Supply chain: design, manufacturing & packaging, Examples and use cases form different markets.
(7th-8th NOVEMBER 2019)
LIGENTEC will be attending the EPIC Meeting on Wafer Level Optics on the 7-8th November 2019 which will take place in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the benefits and motivation of migrating towards wafer level manufacturing of optical diffractive, refractive or reflective components. The main goal will be to discuss applications in CMOS image sensors, automotive lighting, AR/VR headsets, medical, datacom, consumer electronics etc. between technology providers, system integrators and users.
(30th-31st OCTOBER 2019)
LIGENTEC will be attending the EPIC Meeting on LIDAR Technologies for Automotive on the 30-31 October 2019 which will take place in Anteryon, Eindhoven (The Netherlands). The vision of the automotive industry is to place LIDARs in headlights and taillights, bumpers, roof, and other places in the car, at low cost, high durability, low maintenance, high stability, etc. The goal of the EPIC Meeting on LIDAR for Automotive is to bring together the full supply chain and discuss the unmet needs from TIER1 suppliers and OEMs, and discuss the need for new photonics developments, such as wafer-level and freeform optics, high power laser diodes, integrated photonics, assembly processes…
(11th OCTOBER 2019)
LIGENTEC provided the webinar “SILICON PHOTONICS 2.0.: Advantages of SiN Photonic Integrated Circuits” last Friday 11th October, at two different times, at 10AM CEST for Europe & Asia audiences and at 10AM PDT Americas audiences.
(4th OCTOBER 2019)
The Quantum Industry Day gathered academic and industrial R&D to foster exchange and accelerate the development of new quantum products.
Large private and public investments are rapidly pushing quantum technologies out of labs and into real-world applications. Industrial actors are playing a key role: they provide the enabling technologies as well as the commercialization know-how driving this development.
(12th-13th SEPTEMBER 2019)
The EPIC Meeting on New Space will bring together a set of companies to cover some of the key priorities for the “New Space” road map. The purpose of the so called “New Space” trend, is to bring to the Space market mature or established technologies that either compete with or complement existing commercial space services.
WORKSHOP ON SiN PIC, GUANGZHOU UNIVERSITY
(8th SEPTEMBER 2019)
LIGENTEC team provided a workshop on Silicon Nitride Photonic Integrated Circuits during its trip to China at Guangzhou University on the 8th September 2019.
(4th-7th SEPTEMBER 2019)
Established in 1999, CIOE is the largest show of its kind in the world featuring over 3, 200 optoelectronic brands and their latest products in the area of 110, 000 sqm at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center. There were 7 concurrent specialized expositions focusing on Optical Communications, Lasers, Infrared Applications, Precision Optics, Lens and Camera Module, Data Center, Optoelectronic Sensors and Photonics Innovations.The event was an annual gathering for the global optoelectronic professionals to network with business partners and discover the future trends.
(4th-7th SEPTEMBER 2019)
In cooperation with CIOE (China International Optoelectronic Exposition), EPIC helps its members to access China market. We invited our members to join different activities organized during 4-7 September 2019 in Shenzhen.
September 4th, 12:30-17:15 – Conference Room, Hall 2 at CIOE 2019
(29th-30th AUGUST 2019)
LIGENTEC is attending this exceptional meeting, which purpose was to bring experts and leaders from industrial companies around the world to discuss photonics technology developments, applications, and challenges.
(24th-27th JUNE 2019)
We will attend the 24th LASER World of PHOTONICS edition, the world’s leading Trade Fair with Congress for Photonics Components, Systems and Applications, which sets standards since 1973 – in size, diversity and relevance. And that with a first-rate portfolio. This is the only place that features the combination of research, technology and applications.
(6th JUNE 2019)
The Swiss NanoConvention brings together Swiss and international leaders from science and industry in the field of «nano», key figures in innovation and technology, entrepreneurs, investors, administrators and politicians. It is a platform for connecting people, networking, debating and exchanging ideas – or even generating new ones. Key players are able to gather the best available information on the potential, but also on the risks of one of the key emerging technologies of the 21st century, and its opportunities for innovative technologies, products and services.
(5th-6th JUNE 2019)
The world is going through a quantum revolution. The purpose of the EPIC Industrial Quantum Photonics Technology Summit is to bring together the companies in the supply chain towards the commercialization of upcoming products resulting of the current R&D initiatives.
ECIO 2019, GHENT
(24th-26th APRIL 2019)
LIGENTEC attended the European Conference on Integrated Optics, which reached its 21st edition. Photonic integration is an exciting and rapidly developing field, with growing activity at all technology levels, from high impact scientific research, through industrialization up to commercial products.
(2nd-3rd APRIL 2019)
LIGENTEC attended the PARIS SPACE WEEK 2019 at the ESA Space Solutions Innovation Village. PSW gathered the world’s space tech ecosystem under one roof for 2 days, bringing together the brightest Space Agency, Large Group, SMEs, Start-up and Investor, the international press and thousands of engaged space participants.
(15th MARCH 2019 AT 3:00 PM CET)
The purpose of the EPIC Webinar on Quantum technologies was to showcase examples of companies developing products based on the demands of the quantum community and open the floor for questions with the audience to enable a debate about the needs of new photonics products for the Quantum market.
(3rd – 7th MARCH 2019)
The Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition (OFC) is the largest global conference and exhibition for optical communications and networking professionals.
We were at Booth #4545
(28th JANUARY – 1st FEBRUARY 2019)
Co-founder Michael Geiselmann will be giving a talk on the 4th Training in Photonic Integrated Circuits. The training is one-stop-shop and covers all the material systems, whether Silicon, InP-based, or dielectrics such as TriPleX (SiO2/Si3N4). It is supported by a wide group of service providers to the PIC industry, such as Ligentec.
(27th NOVEMBER 2018)
Our Co-Founder and Managing Director Michael Geiselmann was attending as speaker to Hello Tomorrow in Campus Biotech Geneva, for an exciting conference about the future of hardware for the quantum revolution.
(11th OCTOBER 2018)
Our co-founder was present in the 1st edition of the Quantum Industry Day in the Zurich Technopark gathers academic and industrial R&D to foster exchange and accelerate the development of new quantum products.
Large private and public investments are rapidly pushing quantum technologies out of labs and into real-world applications. Industrial actors are playing a key role: they provide the enabling technologies as well as the commercialisation know-how driving this development.
(9th OCTOBER 2018)
We attended the 36th edition of Switzerland’s largest recruitment fair on the 9th of October 2018. This was a fantastic opportunity to meet EPFL students and other guests, while explaining what we do and answering the visitors questions.
SILICON VALLEY, CA, USA
(16 – 22nd SEPTEMBER 2018)
During the selected dates, our co-founder Michael Zervas was be meeting Ligentec business partners and customers.
OSA ADVANCED PHOTONICS CONGRESS 2018, ZURICH, SWITZERLAND
(2nd – 5th JULY 2018)
This conference addresses the many aspects of photonic device research and development and their use in networks. Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nano-Photonics (IPR) will be one of the main presentation topics.
(25th – 29th JUNE 2018)
Co-founder Michael Geiselmann is giving a lecture on silicon nitride photonics at the Optical Interconnects summer school in Thessaloniki.
(30th MAY – 1rst JUNE 2018)
LIGENTEC will participate at the 20th European Conference on Integrated Optics which will take place in Valencia. This conference focuses on leading edge research on integrated optics, optoelectronics and nano-photonics and gathers experts from academia and industry to show their latest technical results, and showcase their products and services.
(10th-11th APRIL 2018)
PIC International is the must attend industry event for photonic integrated circuits. LIGENTEC is platinum sponsor of the event and will give a presentation of its latest technology and application areas. Meet our experts to discuss your needs and find out about our newest products and services.
(13th-17th NOVEMBER 2017)
After two successful training events in 2015 and 2016 with very enthusiastic reactions, a third training is now organized in the week of Nov 13-17, 2017 at Tektronix in Santa Clara, California. The training is one-stop-shop and covers all the essential topics for producing PICs – system aspects, component tutorial, simulations & chip layout, foundry services (all material systems – Si, InP, & dielectrics), packaging, test & measurement, and business/marketing essentials. It is supported by a broad consortium of over 20 PIC companies and is hands-on, in-depth and practical. For more details and registration please follow the link: https://www.7pennies.com/news-events/pic-training-silicon-valley-2017/