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SMART Photonics is the world’s first pure-play foundry for Indium Phosphide photonics semiconductors. We offer commercial Multi-Project Wafer (MPW) services on InP at very competitive rates. Headquartered in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, we are trusted by the world’s leading companies, large and small. That’s because of our proven track record in InP research, development and production. We’ve brought together just the right expertise in the right place at the right time. Indium phosphide chips are proving to be the best choice in many applications ranging from next generation low-power consumption data-centres to “intelligent pills” for medical diagnostics and high-accuracy drug dispensation.

Integrated photonics also plays an increasingly important role in the aircraft industry, air quality monitoring and ultra-secure cryptography. SMART Photonics offers a generic process developed in collaboration with the COBRA research institute, now part of the Institute for Photonic Integration. This allows for fast prototyping and low-cost development without compromising performance and functionality.

Product IDCell sizePrice, EURDescription
SMART XS2 x 4.6 mm²
h: 2.0 mm
w: 4.6 mm
5800*Small cell size
Optical in/out on 2 mm sides
AR coating on both facets
8 copies
SMART X4 x 4.6 mm²
h: 4.0 mm
w: 4.6 mm
9200*Standard cell size
Optical in/out on the vertical side
AR coating on both facets
8 copies
SMART X21.0-3.0 x 4.6 mm²
h: 1.0-3.0 mm
w: 4.6 mm
10600*Standard cell size with 2 design
1 cleave for custom vertical chip height
Optical in/out on the vertical side
AR coating on both facets
2 x 8 copies
SMART X31.0-2.0x 4.6 mm²
h: 1.0-2.0 mm
w: 4.6 mm
12000*Standard cell size with 3 design
Up to 3 designs
2 cleaves for custom vertical chip height
Optical in/out on the vertical side
AR coating on both facets
3 x 8 copies
SMART XL8 x 4.6 mm²
h: 8.0 mm
w: 4.6 mm
17900*Double cell size
Optical in/out on vertical (8 mm) side
AR coating on both facets
8 copies