With a proven track record in advanced silicon photonics, R&D, and a state-of-the-art integrated silicon photonics and silicon nitride photonics platform, imec is your ideal development partner in realizing your silicon photonics solution.
Imec's cutting-edge optical devices are processed at wafer scale in our in-house 200mm and 300mm CMOS pilot lines. They include high-performance devices for light modulation, switching, coupling, filtering and detection at data rates of 50GB/s and beyond.
Use qualified reference components from our device library or explore your own custom silicon photonic designs implemented in our platform. Multi-project wafer (MPW) runs enable you to cost-efficiently manufacture silicon photonics devices with cutting-edge performance.
Click on the topics below to explore our state-of-the-art silicon photonics portfolio for research and development including prototyping and low-volume manufacturing:
Discover imec’s research into fully CMOS-compatible silicon-based optical links.
Discover imec’s versatile high-performance silicon photonics platform.
Take advantage of imec's 200-mm commercial platforms for the development of your SiN-based photonic ICs.
In the H2020 MORPHIC project we develop a new class of programmable optical chips enabled by a combination of MEMS technology and Silicon Photonics. These chips can dramatically shorten the prototyping and deployment cycle of new photonic applications. More info on: https://h2020morphic.eu/