Photonics Revolution: A Comprehensive Guide to Material Platforms for Photonic Integrated Circuits (PIC)

Course Content

Introduction to Photonics and Photonic Integrated Circuits (PIC)

  • What is Photonics?
  • Overview of Photonic Integrated Circuits (PIC)
  • Importance and Applications of PICs

II. Fundamentals of Material Platforms for PICs

A. Silicon Photonics

B. III-V Compound Semiconductors

C. Other Emerging Material Platforms

III. Design and Fabrication Techniques for Material Platforms

A. Design Considerations for PICs

B. Fabrication Techniques for Material Platforms

IV. Applications of Material Platforms in PICs

A. Optical Communication Systems

B. Sensing and Metrology

C. Quantum Photonics

V. Challenges and Future Directions

VI. Conclusion