Topics

Fundamentals of Integrated Optics

Active and passive integrated optic devices

Inorganic optical materials and technologies:
III-V semiconductors, Si, SiGe, GeSn, C-graphene, glasses

Advanced organic materials and technologies:
polymers
composites
liquid crystals

Foundries for photonics and innovative optical products

Actuators, electronic control, detectors and sensors

Optical interconnections: from chips to data centers

Packaging

Numerical techniques, device simulations and design techniques

Applications:
Telecom, Biophotonics, Radio over Fiber, Microwave Photonics, Quantum Integrated Optics

A special lecture titled “Spatial solitons and nonlinear integrated optics: the legacy of Prof. George Stegeman and some recent developments” is devoted to the scientific contribution of Prof. George Stegeman passed away in May 2015.