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4th Training in Photonic Integrated Circuits

  • Keysight Technologies 5301 Stevens Creek Boulevard Santa Clara, CA, 95051 United States (map)

After three successful annual training events in 2015-2017 with very enthusiastic reactions, a fourth training is now organized in the week of Jan 28-Feb 1, 2019 at Keysight Technologies in Santa Clara, California. The training is one-stop-shop and covers all the essential topics for producing PICs - system aspects, component tutorial, simulations & chip layout, foundry services (all material systems - Si, InP, & dielectrics), packaging, test & measurement, and business/marketing essentials. It is supported by a broad consortium of over 23 PIC companies and is hands-on, in-depth and practical. For more details and registration please follow the link:

Training Detail

Date: Monday January 28 through Friday February 1, 2019

Location: 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95051

Cost: $2,450 for regular attendants, $1,725 for Universities. Discounts may apply. Please contact us for this.

List of Supporting Companies

  • Photonics Foundries & Brokers: ePIXfab, VTT, LETI, JePPIX, Smart Photonics, HHI, LioniX Intl., LIGENTEC

  • Design and Layout Software: Synopsys, CST, Luceda, Mentor, VPI, Photon Design

  • Packaging: Chiral Photonics, PIXAPP, ficonTEC, IBM

  • Design Houses: VLC Photonics

  • Test & Measurement: EXFO, Tektronix, Keysight Technologies

Summarized Program

  • Mon: State of the Field in Photonic Integration, PIC Tutorial, System Level Tutorial, System Modeling

  • Tue: S/W Hands-On – PIC design tools, Schematic Driven Layout, PIC Circuit simulation, Compact modeling

  • Wed: S/W Hands-On – EPDA Framework (DRC, LVS), Integrated design flow, Component Physical design

  • Thu: MPW Foundries such as Silicon Photonics & InP Photonics, Fabless approach, Packaging

  • Fri: Dielectric Foundries, Test & Measurement, PIC Business & Market Topics

Additional Info and Registration or contact Erik Pennings at or +1 848 228 0807

Earlier Event: 28 November
IPSR-International Meeting
Later Event: 2 February
SPIE Photonics West