TOM 2 – Silicon Photonics

Berlin Adlershof, Germany
Part of: 
EOSAM 2014
15 September 2014 - 19 September 2014
Submission Timeframe: 
28 February 2014 - 4 April 2014


Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Design, simulation and fabrication for Si-photonics
  • Optical interconnects
  • High speed, low power PICs
  • Monolithic or hybrid (CMOS-compatible) optical sources and detectors (SiGe, III/V, alt. Mat. etc.)
  • Optical computing
  • Monolithic or hybrid fabrication for photonic structures on Si (3D-Laser-litho¬grahy and nano-imprint, etc.)
  • Nano photonics tailored for Si-Photonics (Photonic Crystals, nonlinear optics, etc.)
  • Assembly and packaging
  • Future Si-photonic manufacturing (e.g. foundry concepts or alternative approaches)


  • Chair: Ralf Bergmann, Bremer Institut für angewandte Strahltechnik (BIAS) (DE)
  • Co-Chair: Graham Reed, University of Southampton (GB)


  • Antti Säynätjoki, Aalto University (FI)
  • Concita Sibilia, University of Rome (IT)
  • Franz Hutter, Institut für Mikroelektronik Stuttgart (IMS CHIPS), Stuttgart (DE)
  • Gunter Roelkens, Ghent University (BE) 
  • José Capmany, ITEAM Research Institute Universidad Politecnica de Valencia (ES)
  • Klaus Petermann, Technical University, Berlin (DE)
  • Mike Wale, Oclaro Technology Plc. (UK)
  • Roberta Ramponi, Politecnico di Milano (IT)
  • Seppo Honkanen, University of Eastern Finland (FI)
  • Stefan Maier, Imperial College London (GB)
  • Walter Lang, IMSAS, University Bremen (DE)


  • Bert Offrein, IBM Research, Rüschlikon (CH): Photonics for computing applications and the need for electro-optical integration


  • Dries van Thourhout, University of Ghent (BE): III-V integration on silicon: monolithic or bonding?
  • Ivo Rendina, Institute of Microelectronics and Microsystems of CNR-Italy, Napoli (IT): New perspectives in silicon micro and nanophotonics
  • Lars Zimmermann, Leibniz-Institut für innovative Mikroelektronik (IHP), Frankfurt Oder (DE): High-speed photonic electronic integration on silicon for telecom and metro networks
  • Lionel Kimerling, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (US): The future of Silicon Photonics
  • Martijn Heck, Aarhus University (DK): Integration of Ultra-Low Loss Waveguides with Silicon Photonics    
  • Pol Van Dorpe, IMEC Leuven (BE): CMOS compatible biophotonics based on SiN waveguides

ePIXfab workshop: Fabrication and packaging services in silicon photonics

14:40 EPIC and ePIXfab: How the European industry can exploit silicon photonics?
•         Carlos Lee, EPIC
14:55 Past, present and future of ePIXfab
•         Pieter Dumon, IMEC
15:10 Active & passive waveguide circuits on 220 nm SOI from IMEC and Leti
•         Pieter Dumon, IMEC
15:25 Silicon photonics developed on a SiGe:C BiCMOS pilot line
•         Lars Zimmermann, IHP
15:40 Micron-scale SOI platform for low-loss circuits and broadband I/O coupling
•         Timo Aalto, VTT
15:55 Packaging of silicon photonic chips
•         Timo Aalto, VTT