IPSR Meetings at OFC 2017

Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 8:00am to Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 5:00pm


OFC 2017
The Optical Networking and Communication Conference & Exhibition
March 19-23; Los Angeles Convention Center
Short Course SC267
Silicon Microphotonics: Technology Elements and the Roadmap to Implementation
Sunday, 19 March / 13:00 - 17:00
Instructor: Lionel Kimerling, MIT
This course will evaluate the most promising silicon photonics components and progress along the path to monolithic electronic-photonic integration. The objective is to present an overview of the silicon microphotonic platform drivers and barriers in design, fabrication, packaging and test. The subjects will be presented in two parts: 
  1. Context: a review of the recently Integrated Photonics System Roadmap released by AIM Photonics Institute, the MIT Microphotonics Center, and iNEMI
  2. Technology: case studies in design, fabrication and performance for silicon-based PICs, devices (waveguide, filter, photodetector, modulator and lasers) and system applications. 
A CIAN/OIDA workshop 
Sponsored by IPIC and GoFoton
Held in conjunction with OFC
Sunday, March 19 / 8:00 — 18:00 
Los Angeles Convention Center
This workshop targets companies and innovators considering or already investing in integrated photonics to meet their future product requirements, and who need to understand key manufacturing challenges and how they can be addressed.
For additional information about organizers and sponsors:
  • CIAN (Center for Integrated Access Networks)
  • OIDA (OSA Industry Development Associates)   
  • IPIC (Irish Photonic Integration Centre)
  • GoFoton
International Photonic Systems Roadmaps
Organized by IPSR and OIDA
Tuesday, March 21 / 16:00 - 17:00
Expo Theater III
Session Chair: Robert Pfahl: Roadmapping Director, Integrated Photonic System Roadmap (IPSR) 
This session will emphasize critical technology needs to develop a high-volume, low-cost integrated photonics supply chain that will meet the commercial needs of emerging applications.