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22 September 2017
Southampton's expertise in photonics is highlighted in the Innovation South audit
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• The SIA report from Innovation South can be downloaded online
A new government-sponsored Science and Innovation Audit (SIA) has revealed that the South of England – Innovation South - is the backbone of the UK’s digital economy with the University of Southampton at the heart of the initiatives highlighted by the report, including Photonics.Innovation South covers eight counties across southern England, with a total... Read more
22 September 2017
Cornerstone logo
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• Design guidelines for the fourth fabrication call - September 2017
• Quick reference design guidelines for the fourth fabrication call - September 2017
As part of the EPSRC-funded CORNERSTONE project, research institutions are invited to submit mask designs to the forthcoming Silicon Photonics Multi-Project Wafer (MPW) run. This service is offered free of charge to UK institutions, but non-UK submissions are also welcomed for a charge of £35,000.It is important that... Read more
05 September 2017
Professor Graham Reed
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• Professor Graham Reed
• Silicon Photonics Group
• The Royal Academy of Engineering
Professor Graham Reed, Deputy Director of the ORC and Professor of Silicon Photonics, has been made a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in the latest tranche of elections to the Fellowship announced today.The Royal Academy of Engineering is the national academy of engineering of the United Kingdom which uniquely brings together the country’s most eminent and... Read more
21 August 2017
The ORC team at the Photonics @ Singapore Mega-conference.
Earlier this month, over 30 Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) staff joined with our dual centre partner, The Photonics Institute (TPI), Nanyang Technological University, at the largest ever photonics conference to be held in Singapore – the Photonics @ Singapore Mega-conference.Combining three conferences in one: the 12th Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim (CLEO PR); the 22nd OptoElectronics and Communications Conference (OECC); and the 4th Photonics Global Conference 2017 (PGC), this was the first time Singapore had... Read more