Research & development - Leuven | More than two weeks ago
Future high-performance computing and information systems implemented in advanced CMOS nodes are expected to require chip-level I/O bandwidths beyond 100Tbps. The available power budget will be less than 1pJ per communicated bit. Such aggressive I/O requirements in terms of bandwidth density and power efficiency will drive the adoption of optical interconnects integrated at the package and chip level. A key challenge in achieving these requirements remains the scaling of the optical “ports” or electro-optic transceivers. These ports form the interface between the electronic IC and the optical links. Scaling the bandwidth density and power consumption of these transceivers requires aggressive optimization and co-design efforts. The best-in-class optical devices (laser, modulators, photodetectors, waveguides, filters, ...) need to be combined with advanced modulator/laser drivers, receive amplifiers and control logic in advanced FINFET CMOS technology (10nm and below). The entire opto-electronic system should be capable of running at single-lane data rates of 50Gb/s and higher.
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We offer you the opportunity to join one of the world’s premier research centers in nanotechnology at its headquarters in Leuven, Belgium. With your talent, passion and expertise, you’ll become part of a team that makes the impossible possible. Together, we shape the technology that will determine the society of tomorrow.
We are proud of our open, multicultural, and informal working environment with ample possibilities to take initiative and show responsibility. We commit to supporting and guiding you in this process not only with words but also with tangible actions. Through imec.academy, 'our corporate university', we actively invest in your development to further your technical and personal growth.
We are aware that your valuable contribution makes imec a top player in its field. Your energy and commitment are therefore appreciated by means of a competitive salary with many fringe benefits.
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