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Photonics foundry service opens

2/4/2011 05:23 PM EST
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daleste
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daleste   2/8/2011 5:41:26 AM
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Yes Dr. Kris, I agree. At least 20 years. I was very interested in this when in college 30 years ago. I hope this service will help academia to make progress in this area.

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krisi   2/7/2011 6:27:27 PM
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To @daleste: Sure, that would be interesting (having chips running on light) but I think we are at least 20 years away from that...anyone disagrees? ...dr Kris

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resistion   2/7/2011 6:16:24 PM
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So this includes III-V integration for the lasers?

daleste
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daleste   2/7/2011 2:21:51 PM
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This is good news. I look forward to the day we have chips that run on light instead of electricity. This will help us to get there much quicker.

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krisi   2/5/2011 2:37:45 AM
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Great exciting undertaking in the academic world, congrats to Michael Hochberg, UofW prof who I am sure is behind this initiive! I spoke today with Lukas Chrostowski, UBC prof, who is very excited to use this service. Students can know design photonics devices on silicon and have it fabricated the way they could do CMOS with Mosis and CMC Microsyetms for years. Michael and Lukas are organizing silicon nanophotonics course co-located with CMOS Emerging Technologies event in Whistler in June. Details to be posted at www.cmoset.com, dr Kris

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