13th International Conference on Group IV Photonics

24 - 26 August 2016

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Welcome to the 13th International Conference on Group IV Photonics

24 - 26 August 2016

Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai
Shanghai China

Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai


Welcome to Shanghai China


Welcome to the 13th International Conference on Group IV Photonics at the Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai, Shanghai, China!  

The Group IV Photonics Conference (GFP 2016), now in its 13th year, delivers insights on current and future innovations in Group IV element-based photonic materials and devices, including silicon photonics, as well as other integration and fabrication technologies. Scheduled as a single-track conference, GFP 2016 facilitates personal interaction between colleagues, including oral and poster sessions of contributed and invited papers, as well as a plenary session with overviews of important Group IV element photonics topics.

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Lin Yang

Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.

Zhiping Zhou

Peking University, China
Local Arrangements Co-Chair

Yong-Zhen Huang

Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Local Arrangements Co-Chair

Yikai Su

Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

Plenary Speakers

Alexis Bjorlin

Intel Corporation, USA

Silicon Photonics and the Future of Optical Connectivity in the Data Center

Graham Reed

Southampton University, UK

Silicon Photonics: A University Perspective

Invited Speakers

Guang-Hua Duan

III-V Lab,Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Thales Research and Technology and CEA Leti, France

Hybrid III-V/Silicon Photonic Integrated Circuits for Optical Communication Applications

Frédéric Gardès

University of Surrey, UK

Group IV Compounds for Integrated Photonic Applications

Xue Huang

Hewlett Packard, USA

III-V-on-Si Laser Sources

Christian Koos

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Silicon Organic-Hybrid (SOH) Devices and Their Use in Comb-Based Communication Systems

Guoliang Li

Skorpios Technologies, USA

100Gb/s CWDM Transmitter and Receiver Chips on a Monolithic Si-Photonics Platform

Zeqin Lu

University of British Columbia, Canada

Silicon Photonic Polarization Beamsplitter and Rotator for On-Chip Polarization Control

Shu Namiki

AIST, Japan

Dynamic Control of Silicon Photonic Switches for the Post-Moore Era

Peter O'Brien

Tyndall National Institute, Ireland

Silicon Photonics System and Subsystem Integration

Rajeev Ram


CMOS Photonics for Direct Microprocessor I/O

Jie Sun

Intel, USA

Large Scale Optical Phased Array and Applications

Dries Van Thourhout

Ghent University, Belgium

III-V on Silicon DFB Laser Arrays

Hon Ki Tsang

Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Integrated Hyperuniform Polarizers and Nanophotonic Mode Demultiplexers

Featured Events




2:00PM - 6:00PM

Silicon Photonics Workshop




Post-Deadline Session

26 August 2016

Post-Deadline Session




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Conference Planner

Megan Figueroa

Conference Planner

Phone 732 562 3895


IEEE Photonics Society

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