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Europractice Silicon Photonics MPW offer

Technologies

For Silicon Photonic IC prototyping, EUROPRACTICE currently offers the following technologies through MPW service:

EUROPRACTICE offers access to MPW services for non-commercial use by universities and research centers.
For commercial use, EUROPRACTICE will bring you in direct contact with the foundry.

Support

EUROPRACTICE offers support by way of :

  • Technology information, design rules, design templates,
  • Design kit for SiPhotonics CAD software (layer file, DRC, basic libary, etc.)
  • Access to low cost CAD tools for Photonics design through Europractice software.
  • Special discounted prototype fabrication prices

ePIXfab is the European silicon photonics R&D foundry initiative. Europractice works closely with ePIXfab to implement the SiPhotonics MPWs.

ePIXfab also offers additional support:

  • Training and tutorials
  • Packaging service

See www.epixfab.eu for further information.

The procedure to get access to the technology information can be found in the foundry access section.

Contacts

General information about EUROPRACTICE:

IMEC
Attn : Paul Malisse
Kapeldreef 75
B-3001 Leuven, Belgium
Email : mpc@imec.be

Specific information about the SiPhotonics MPWs:

The EUROPRACTICE Silicon Photonics Support Team
E-mail : epsiphot@imec.be

 

 

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