Technical Groups

Photonics and Opto-Electronics

Explore the technical groups of the Photonics and Opto-Electronics Technical Division, which encompass the development of many of the devices used by the optics community.

     
Technical Groups
Fiber Optics Technology and Applications (PF)

This group focuses on developments relating to new fiber types and their applications. Of interest are fibers fabricated in a variety of materials and structures, designed to benefit a range of application fields, including sensing, lasers, supercontinuum generation and quantum computing.

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Integrated Photonics (PI)

This group focuses on exploring new material platforms, novel nanofabrication techniques, integrated optical components, and the development of large-scale photonic circuits with advanced functionalities for applications including optical communications, optical computing, and quantum information.

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Laser Systems (PL)

This group’s interests are in the development of novel laser systems in few of high-power, ultra-short laser pulse or ultra-coherent applications such as LIDAR, etc. The group also encompasses microwave and terahertz applications.

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Optical Communications (PC)

This group focuses on developments in the field of optical communications. It deals with optical transmission aspects from chip-to-chip, ultra-short haul to long haul range. It deals with optical networking aspects, coding and decoding of information onto photons, and optical signal processing.

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Optics for Energy (PS)

All aspects of the use of optics in the energy field are considered by this group. The group encompasses the conversion of light energy into other forms of energy including solar conversion via photovoltaics and photo-thermal processes.

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Optoelectronics (PO)

This group’s interested in the field of semiconductor lasers, amplifiers, LEDs and super luminescent diodes. Interests include edge emitting and VCSEL lasers, pump laser diodes as well as single photon emitters. The devices may be based on direct or indirect bandgap semiconductors or plastic optics.

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Photonic Detection (PD)

This group involves the detection of photons as received from images, data links, and experimental spectroscopic studies to mention a few. Within its scope, it is involved in the design, fabrication, testing of single and arrayed detectors.

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