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Project Goals

Hybrid Optopelectrnics

Hybrid Optopelectrnics

A drug that legally requires a medical prescription to be dispensed. Over-the-counter drugs can be obtained without a prescription.

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Industrial Collaboration

Industrial Collaboration

The active agent of a vaccine may be intact but inactivated or attenuated (with reduced infectivity) forms of the causative pathogens.

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InP into ITss

InP into ITss

The focus of this field is to allow consumers to manage their health through the use of internet-based resources with friendly language.

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Research Areas

Simulation Methods

Development of compact models and simulation methods for hybrid photonic/electronic systems.

  • Components for ADAS
  • Large-scale fabrication
  • Autonomous driving standards
  • Solid-state LIDAR
  • FSO circuit simulations

Test structures

Validation of the compact models and development of test structures.

  • Integrated photonics
  • Dedicated design
  • Process control module
  • Automatized systems
  • Statistical models

Software tools

Development of a software tool for electronics/photonics simulation.

  • Microelectronics simulation
  • Photonics simulation
  • Enchancing EDA
  • Thermal coupling
  • optical-electrical integration


PICs for testing applications in the automotive sector and in other industrial sectors.

  • Tuneable lasers
  • Ready-to-use applications
  • Aerial mapping
  • AMZI
  • AM and PM modulators

Meet the team

André Richter
André Richter
Researcher in optical transmission systems
Internationally renowned expert in the field of modelling and design optical transmission systems and photonics applications. He fulfilled various...
Braulio Gomez Saavedra
Braulio Gomez Saavedra
M.Sc. in communications engineering
Received his M.Sc. in communications engineering from the TU Darmstadt, Germany. After that, he joined the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute...
Francisco Diaz-Otero
Francisco Diaz-Otero
Professor in photonics and optical communications
He is ViceDirector of the Telecommunication Engineering School, regional manager of the European Satellite Navigation Competition hosted by ESA...
Francisco J. Fraile
Francisco J. Fraile
Professor in optoelectronics and quantum optics
He has more than 25 years of experience in research areas like optoelectronic devices, optical communications, nonlinear optics and quantum...
Vahram Voskerchyan: “Highly integrated Optical Phase Arrays using gratings” 9-10 November 2020 (Online webinar 15:00-18:00)

Online Webinar 09/11/2020 to10/11/2020 15:00-18:00 Speaker: Vahram Voskerchyan Contents: 1. Introduction 2. Photonic integration technology and its advantages for beam steering 3. Optical phased arrays with individually tunable emitters 4. Optical phased arrays using tunable lasers for beam steering 5. Tehcnology outlook

Yu Tian: “Lasers for Lidar: FMCW lidar: An alternative for self-driving cars” 9-10 November 2020 (Online webinar 10:00-13:00)

Online Webinar 09/11/2020 to10/11/2020 10:00-13:00 Speaker: Yu Tian Contents: 1. Pulsed and coherent lidars 2. Photonic integration 3. Looking forward

Webinar: Phase-arrays and antennas’ simulation and design using CST software tools – 20 October 2020

University of Vigo 20/10/2020 10:00-13:00 & 16:00-19:00 Speaker: David Alvarez Outerelo




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