$3,000

Hands-On Integrated Photonics Boot Camp for Engineers

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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The fast-emerging field of integrated photonics, which enables photonic and electronic devices to communicate with one another within an integrated circuit package, is revolutionizing fields like low-power cloud computing, ultra-high-speed wireless, smart sensing, and augmented imaging. In this bootcamp, we'll cover key concepts and provide hands-on training using state-of-the-art tools.

Rather than listen to lectures, students will solve problems using lab equipment to test photonic chips, which will prepare them for the challenges they will face in the workforce. Students will use chips that don't require electrical power, also known as passive chips.




Where: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

When: Jan 13th-17th 2020

What students will learn:

  • Coupling of fiber to on-chip waveguide - Couple light into an SOI chip using butt coupling and grating coupling
  • Measurement of integrated photonics devices - Collect data from straight waveguides, spirals, and ring resonators
  • Basic concepts - TE/TM modes, confinement, evanescence, on-chip guiding
  • Virtual Lab - Game-based educational simulation to build intuition about on-chip light propagation
  • Data analysis - Python and/or Matlab to characterize devices based on real data
  • Lumerical smulations - Principles of design of integrated photonic devices
  • Introduction to integrated photonics packaging - Laser die packaging

What you need to bring: Laptop and Lab notebook

What you get to keep: Manual with detailed descriptions of integrated photonics experiments.


Note: We are accepting only 10-12 registrants



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