Optical/Photonic Interconnects for Computing Systems


Live and online on April 13th and 14th 2022 (join us on LinkedIn for discussions). Program details can be downloaded from here including talk abstracts and speaker bios.


Yeyu Tong, IMEC
Luca Ramini, Hewlett Packard Enterprise


Ahsan Alam, ANSYS
Duanni Huang, Intel
Pieter Dumon, Luceda
Felix Hermann, IBM Zurich
Michael Geiselmann, Ligentec
Antonio Fincato, ST Microelectronics
Marco Fiorentino, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Chaoran Huang, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Patty Stabile, Eindhoven University of Technology
Cheng Wang, City University of Hong Kong
Siming Chen, University College London
Johan Bauwelinck, Ghent University
Bhavin Shastri, Queen’s University
Essam Berikaa, McGill University
Lin Chang, Peking University

Final Program

Day 1: April 13th, Central European Time

4:00pm OPTICS Opening
Luca Ramini, Yeyu Tong, Jiang Xu

Session #1
Design Automation, Manufacturing and Emerging Applications for Integrated Photonics

Chair: Yanir London, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, USA

4:10pm Low Loss PICs: From Fast Prototyping to High Volumes
Michael Geiselmann, Ligentec, Switzerland

4:30pm Photonic Design IP: Implementation, Manufacturability, and Lifecycle Management
Pieter Dumon, Luceda Photonics, Belgium

4:50pm Silicon Photonics for Emerging Applications
Antonio Fincato, STMicroelectronics, Italy

5:10pm Process Enabled Custom Component Design Flow for Photonic Integrated Circuits
Ahsan Alam, ANSYS, Canada

5:30pm Break

Session #2
Advances on Silicon Photonic Technology for High-Bandwidth Optical Interconnects

Chair: Frederic Bouef, STMicroelectronics, France

5:45pm 100 Gbaud Transceiver Circuits for Optical Interconnects
Johan Bauwelinck, Ghent University, Belgium

6:05pm Silicon IQ Modulators for 800G and Beyond
Essam Berikaa, McGill University, Canada

6:25pm Heterogeneous Silicon/III-V Photonics for High Bandwidth Density Optical I/O
Duanni Huang, Intel, USA

6:45pm Day 1 closing
Luca Ramini, Yeyu Tong

Day 2: April 14th, Central European Time

2:00pm OPTICS Day 2 Opening
Luca Ramini, Yeyu Tong

Session #3
Emerging Materials/Technology for Advanced Photonic Functions

Chair: Jiang Xu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou), China

2:10pm Lithium Niobate Photonics for High Speed and Low Loss Data Links
Cheng Wang, City University of Hong Kong, HKSAR China

2:30pm Highly-Coherent Laser and Microcombs in Integrated Photonics
Lin Chang, Peking University, China

2:50pm Epitaxial Growth of III-V Quantum Dot Lasers on Silicon
Siming Chen, University College London, UK

3:10pm Break

Session #4
Photonic Integrated Circuits for Neuromorphic and High-Performance Computing

Chair: Davide Bertozzi, Department of Engineering at University of Ferrara, Italy

3:25pm Silicon Neuromorphic Photonics for Intelligent Signal Processing
Chaoran Huang, Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKSAR China

3:45pm Cascaded Mach-Zehnder Interferometers for Efficient AI Acceleration
Felix Hermann, IBM Zurich, Switzerland

4:05pm InP Photonic Integrated Neural Networks for Neuromorphic Computing
Patty Stabile, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherland

4:25pm Silicon Photonics for Machine Learning and Neuromorphic Computing
Bhavin Shastri, Queen’s University, Canada

4:45pm Silicon Photonics for HPC: Devices and Tools
Marco Fiorentino, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, USA

5:05pm OPTICS closing
Jiang Xu, Luca Ramini, Yeyu Tong