The demand for discrete lasers, semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOAs) and photonic integrated circuits (PICs) is fueled by growth in leading-edge photonics technologies. Highly integrated photonic systems are necessary to meet demanding power and performance targets, with applications including biosensing, lidar for advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), connectivity for telecom and datacom networking, and emerging technologies in quantum and neuromorphic computing.
Developing Compact Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers
Indium phosphide (InP) processes have long been a mainstay of integrated photonics, providing maximum functionality for PIC designers thanks to their support for native gain materials and lasers. As a leading InP foundry, Fraunhofer HHI is positioned to provide users with foundry services to achieve their most challenging design goals through experience and commitment to an open-access model.
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