OFC 2017

MAR 2017

19 - 23

Los Angeles, USA

The Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute HHI is a world leader in the development for mobile and optical communication networks and systems as well as processing and coding of video signals. Together with international partners from research and industry, Fraunhofer HHI works in the whole spectrum of digital infrastructure – from fundamental research to the development of prototypes and solutions.

At OFC 2017 Fraunhofer HHI presents the latest developments in Photonic Networks, Systems and Components at Fraunhofer Booth 2219, March 19-23, Los Angeles, USA.

Press Contact

Gesine Rodenkirchen

Gesine Rodenkirchen

Press Officer

Phone +49 30 31002-242

Generic InP Foundry Platform

One InP technology to cover a vast variety of monolithic or hybrid integration solutions.

Fraunhofer HHI fabricates individual photonic integrated circuits. Fraunhofer HHI offers an InP platform that integrates receivers (40GHz), transmitters (20GHz) and (1dB/cm) passive components. Partners offer services for design work and packaging.

Technical Contact

Dr.-Ing. Francisco Soares

Dr.-Ing. Francisco Soares

Project Manager

Phone +49 30 31002-141

Hybrid PICs

The best of all worlds

Fraunhofer HHI’s hybrid integration platform PolyBoard allows for rapid prototyping, short iteration cycles and low upfront development effort. The technology allows the integration of on-chip free space elements, 3D structures, graphene-based electro-absorption modulators, as well as other optical functionalities such as switches, variable optical attenuators, tunable lasers, and flexible high frequency and optical interconnects. The services of Fraunhofer HHI include simulation, CAD, technology development, device manufacturing, characterization, and qualification.

Technical Contact

Dr.-Ing. David de Felipe Mesquida

Dr.-Ing. David de Felipe Mesquida

Project Manager

Phone +49 30 31002-589

Hybrid Optical Wireless/60GHz Link

The robust, hybrid LED Link with parallel 60 GHz transmission is well suited for mobile backhauling with low latency and high availability. The technology is also suitable for wireless point-to-point communication in industrial environments.

Technical Contact

Dr.-Ing. Dominic Schulz

Dr.-Ing. Dominic Schulz

Project Manager

Phone +49 30 31002-694

High-Speed Real-Time Digital Signal Processing Platform

The highly flexible FPGA-based development and demonstration platform is suitable for signal processing algorithms and real-time data transmission. The platform includes 65GSa/s DACs, 56GSa/s ADCs, 100GbE-class optical interfaces and Virtex Ultrascale/Ultrascale+ FPGA processing capabilities in a robust, 19’’-housing.

Technical Contact

Dr.-Ing. Robert Elschner

Dr.-Ing. Robert Elschner

Project Manager

Phone +49 30 31002-443