Tutorial Topics & Abstracts

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Note: This is a tentative program and the actual lecture order may change.

Course – Day 1

Sunday 29 August 2021

Silicon photonics building blocks (Part A, B, C)


Prof. Dries Van Thourhout

Ghent University-imec, Belgium

Course – Day 2

Tuesday 31 August 2021

Topical lecture: Lithium Niobate integration in silicon photonics


Prof. Liu Liu

Zhejiang University, China

Topical Lecture: Sensing in Silicon Photonics


Prof. Roel Baets,

Ghent University – imec, Belgium

Topical Lecture: Reconfigurable Photonics


Prof. Wim Bogaerts

Ghent University – imec, Belgium

Topical Lecture: Open-access silicon photonics in China


Dr. Jin Guo

CUMEC, China

Topical lecture : Integrated acousto-optics


Prof. Huan Li

Zhejing University, China

Topical Lecture: Photonic integration with bound states in the continuum


Prof. Zhejie Yu

Zhejiang University, China

Open-access silicon photonics ecosystem (Europe)


Dr. Abdul Rahim

ePIXfab – Ghent University

This tutorial will provide end-to-end coverage of different silicon photonics technologies and their access routes. The tutorial will also cover the key differentiations of the respective technologies. The latest technological developments made by open-access technologies will be covered in this tutorial.