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COVID-19

To tackle COVID-19 European governments are imposing restrictions on our daily activities for the foreseeable future. As individuals, and as a community, we have a shared responsibility to follow the latest public advice as strictly as possible to tackle the spread of COVID-19. 
At a time of global crisis, the  PICTURE consortium  is rising to the challenge. We are now working from home and most of our laboratories and clean room complexes are closed. 
It is not business as usual but our business does not stop.
We have a unique opportunity to think, to progress our work via innovative design and modelling, to write papers , and to use digital technology to engage with the community in innovative ways. Our operations have swiftly migrated online and we will update our partners and collaborators on effective ways of working with us as appropriate.
We are proud of the fact that over many decades our contributions to the global internet are helping keep the world running through this difficult time. It is a timely reminder that connectivity provides resilience and we are redoubling our efforts to ensure that that the next generation of optoelectronic hardware is available when we need it.
We are enormously grateful to our sponsors and staff for bearing with us in these difficult times. Your generous support and positive energy ensure our community continues to thrive.

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COVID-19

To tackle COVID-19 European governments are imposing restrictions on our daily activities for the foreseeable future. As individuals, and as a community, we have a shared responsibility to follow the latest public advice as strictly as possible to tackle the spread of COVID-19. 

At a time of global crisis, the  PICTURE consortium  is rising to the challenge. We are now working from home and most of our laboratories and clean room complexes are closed. 

It is not business as usual but our business does not stop. 

We have a unique opportunity to think, to progress our work via innovative design and modelling, to write papers , and to use digital technology to engage with the community in innovative ways. Our operations have swiftly migrated online and we will update our partners and collaborators on effective ways of working with us as appropriate. 

We are proud of the fact that over many decades our contributions to the global internet are helping keep the world running through this difficult time. It is a timely reminder that connectivity provides resilience and we are redoubling our efforts to ensure that that the next generation of optoelectronic hardware is available when we need it. 

We are enormously grateful to our sponsors and staff for bearing with us in these difficult times. Your generous support and positive energy ensure our community continues to thrive.

PICTURE technology was exhibited in OFC 2020 San Diego

Latest technological achievements from CEA-LETI for H2020 PICTURE project was exhibited in OFC 2020 San Diego last week:

III-V on Silicon heterogeneous die bonding with a thin 20nm bonding oxide interface was demonstrated on a 200mm platform.

This technology collectively bonds four different types of III-V dies with high spatial accuracy for the realization of O-band and C-band lasers, SOAs, capacitive modulators, and photodiodes for next generation high-speed transceivers.

Eléonore Hardy Business Developer, Bertrand Szelag Head of Silicon Photonics Lab, OFC2020 San Diego 10-12 March
Eléonore Hardy Business Developer, Bertrand Szelag Head of Silicon Photonics Lab, OFC2020 San Diego 10-12 March

Workshop of Photonex Europe Industry & Academia: Working together in Silicon Photonics

  • We hosted a one-day workshop as promised in the proposal. In order to maximise participation, the event was embedded into an annual event based in the UK,  "Photonex Europe 2019", which is a conference and exhibition focusing on Photonics.
  • In addition to the latest project progress presented by representatives from PICTURE, we also had multiple important invited speakers including MP Carol Monaghan and Prof Laurent Viven giving their opinions and ideas on policy, marketing, and trends, etc. for photonics. Approximately 60 people attended this workshop.

Workshop of Photonex Europe Industry & Academia: Working together in Silicon Photonics

Two students from University of Manchester and University of Southampton, respectively, had won the poster awards.  Prizes were presented by Professor Sir David Payne, and conference chair, Dr Callum Littlejohns. Posters were judged by committee member Dr Richard Pitwon. 

The best presented poster prize was won by Osamah Alsalman, University of Manchester

The Highest Technical Merit Poster Prize was won by Xingshi Yu, University of Southampton

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III-V Labs
Campus de Polytechnique
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F-91767 Palaiseau Cedex
Phone : + 33 1 69 41 55 00
Arnaud Wilk 
arnaud.wilk@3-5lab.fr

Quick Links

  • Picture-h2020 Project Intranet
  • Silicon Photonics Group website
  • Picture-h2020 Events