The companies involved span the entire lifecycle of silicon photonic chip research, design, fabrication, testing and application and implements both shared results and a confidential proprietary model that allows for streamlined prototyping of cutting edge circuit designs.
High performance photonic simulation software from ANSYS / Lumerical, and a complete design framework for photonic integrated circuits from Luceda Photonics
Fabrication and prototyping with 200mm compatible processes at UBC Nanofab and through translational partner Applied Nanotools. Nanofab facilities include a state-of-the-art 100kV JEOL 8100FS Electron Beam Lithography system.
Sonata1000 Photonic Wirebond tool from Vanguard Automation delivers bleeding edge scalable optical packaging solution with low loss coupling to a wide variety of devices
Testing and validation through member SiEPICkits. Automated PiC probe stations available through member Maple Leaf Photonics. Wafer-scale testing and automation through member EHVA
Professor, Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of British Columbia
Professor, Engineering PhysicsMcmaster univertsity
Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer EngineeringLaval University
Professor, Physics and AstronomyUniversity of British Columbia
Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer EngineeringMcGill University
Assistant Professor, Physics, Engineering Physics & AstronomyQueen's University
Professor, and Director of Center for Network Security and AccessPrinceton
Associate ProfessorGeorge Washington University
Professor & Canada Research ChairEcole Polytechnique de Montreal
Silicon Photonics research is moving at an unprecedented pace -- accelerate your research and development by joining Canada’s SiP rapid prototyping consortium. Stay ahead of latest developments with access to bleeding edge processes. Collaborate with other members of Canada’s SiP Foundry.
Exposure to the entire silicon photonics ecosystem;
Access to pre-commercial fabrication processes
Regular early-access, member-only, process development and MPW runs
Rapid turnaround design, fabricate, test cycle
Access to unique fabrication tools, eg. photonic wire-bonding, EBL tool
Recruitment opportunities with research students and postdocs
Opportunities to participate in online and in-person workshops, courses, seminars and conferences