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Large Scale Silicon Photonics Matrix for Low Power and Low Cost Data Centers

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Publications

An all-optical neuron with sigmoid activation function

Author(s): G. Mourgias-Alexandris, A. Tsakyridis, N. Passalis, A. Tefas, K. Vyrsokinos, N. Pleros
Published in: Optics Express, Issue 27/7, 2019, Page(s) 9620, ISSN 1094-4087
DOI: 10.1364/oe.27.009620

Monolithically Integrated CMOS-Compatible III–V on Silicon Lasers

Author(s): Marc Seifried, Gustavo Villares, Yannick Baumgartner, Herwig Hahn, Mattia Halter, Folkert Horst, Daniele Caimi, Charles Caer, Marilyne Sousa, Roger Franz Dangel, Lukas Czornomaz, Bert Jan Offrein
Published in: IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Issue 24/6, 2018, Page(s) 1-9, ISSN 1077-260X
DOI: 10.1109/jstqe.2018.2832654

Fiber-to-Chip Spot-Size Converter for Coupling to Silicon Waveguides in the O-Band

Author(s): Roberto Larrea, Ana M. Gutierrez, Amadeu Griol, Antoine Brimont, Pablo Sanchis
Published in: IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Issue 31/1, 2019, Page(s) 31-34, ISSN 1041-1135
DOI: 10.1109/lpt.2018.2881334

Optical Content Addressable Memory Matchline for 2-bit Address Look-Up at 10 Gb/s

Author(s): G. Mourgias-Alexandris, C. Vagionas, A. Tsakyridis, P. Maniotis, N. Pleros
Published in: IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Issue 30/9, 2018, Page(s) 809-812, ISSN 1041-1135
DOI: 10.1109/lpt.2018.2817928

High-port low-latency optical switch architecture with optical feed-forward buffering for 256-node disaggregated data centers

Author(s): Nikos Terzenidis, Miltiadis Moralis-Pegios, George Mourgias-Alexandris, Konstantinos Vyrsokinos, Nikos Pleros
Published in: Optics Express, Issue 26/7, 2018, Page(s) 8756, ISSN 1094-4087
DOI: 10.1364/oe.26.008756

All-optical 10Gb/s ternary-CAM cell for routing look-up table applications

Author(s): George Mourgias-Alexandris, Christos Vagionas, Apostolos Tsakyridis, Pavlos Maniotis, Nikos Pleros
Published in: Optics Express, Issue 26/6, 2018, Page(s) 7555, ISSN 1094-4087
DOI: 10.1364/oe.26.007555

Optically-Enabled Bloom Filter Label Forwarding Using a Silicon Photonic Switching Matrix

Author(s): N. Terzenidis, M. Moralis-Pegios, C. Vagionas, S. Pitris, E. Chatzianagnostou, P. Maniotis, D. Syrivelis, L. Tassiulas, A. Miliou, N. Pleros, K. Vyrsokinos
Published in: Journal of Lightwave Technology, Issue 35/21, 2017, Page(s) 4758-4765, ISSN 0733-8724
DOI: 10.1109/jlt.2017.2760013

"Multicasting in a High-Port Sub-<inline-formula> <tex-math notation=""LaTeX"">$\mu$ </tex-math> </inline-formula>sec Latency Hipo<inline-formula> <tex-math notation=""LaTeX"">$\lambda$ </tex-math> </inline-formula>aos Optical Packet Switch"

Author(s): N. Terzenidis, M. Moralis-Pegios, G. Mourgias-Alexandris, K. Vyrsokinos, N. Pleros
Published in: IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Issue 30/17, 2018, Page(s) 1535-1538, ISSN 1041-1135
DOI: 10.1109/lpt.2018.2859032

Silicon Photonics towards Disaggregation of Resources in Data Centers

Author(s): Miltiadis Moralis-Pegios, Nikolaos Terzenidis, George Mourgias-Alexandris, Konstantinos Vyrsokinos
Published in: Applied Sciences, Issue 8/1, 2018, Page(s) 83, ISSN 2076-3417
DOI: 10.3390/app8010083

Multicast-Enabling Optical Switch Design Employing Si Buffering and Routing Elements

Author(s): M. Moralis-Pegios, N. Terzenidis, G. Mourgias-Alexandris, M. Cherchi, M. Harjanne, T. Aalto, A. Miliou, K. Vyrsokinos, N. Pleros
Published in: IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Issue 30/8, 2018, Page(s) 712-715, ISSN 1041-1135
DOI: 10.1109/lpt.2018.2813012

High-Port and Low-Latency Optical Switches for Disaggregated Data Centers: The Hipoλaos Switch Architecture [Invited]

Author(s): N. Terzenidis, M. Moralis-Pegios, G. Mourgias-Alexandris, T. Alexoudi, K. Vyrsokinos, N. Pleros
Published in: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Issue 10/7, 2018, Page(s) B102, ISSN 1943-0620
DOI: 10.1364/jocn.10.00b102

On-Chip SOI Delay Line Bank for Optical Buffers and Time Slot Interchangers

Author(s): M. Moralis-Pegios, G. Mourgias-Alexandris, N. Terzenidis, M. Cherchi, M. Harjanne, T. Aalto, A. Miliou, N. Pleros, K. Vyrsokinos
Published in: IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Issue 30/1, 2018, Page(s) 31-34, ISSN 1041-1135
DOI: 10.1109/lpt.2017.2773146

Low-resistive, CMOS-compatible ohmic contact schemes to moderately doped n-InP

Author(s): Herwig Hahn, Marilyne Sousa, Lukas Czornomaz
Published in: Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Issue 50/23, 2017, Page(s) 235102, ISSN 0022-3727
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6463/aa6f7a

Experimental demonstration of an optical neuron with a logistic Sigmoid activation function

Author(s): George Mourgias-Alexandris, Apostolos Tsakyridis, Nikolaos Passalis, Anastasios Tefas, Nikos Pleros
Published in: Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 2019, 2019, Page(s) Th2A.37
DOI: 10.1364/ofc.2019.th2a.37

CMOS-Compatible Hybrid III-V/Si Photodiodes Using a Lateral Current Collection Scheme

Author(s): Yannick Baumgartner, Charles Caer, Marc Seifried, Gustavo Villares, D. Caimi, Thomas Morf, Jerome Faist, Bert J. Offrein, Lukas Czornomaz
Published in: 2018 European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), 2018, Page(s) 1-3
DOI: 10.1109/ecoc.2018.8535117

Efficient and Optimized 25 Gb/s Slow-Light SOI Modulator in the O-Band with Slow-wave Electrodes for Low Power Optical Interconnects

Author(s): A. Zanzi, A. Rosa, A. Griol, P. Sanchis, J. Marti and A. Brimont
Published in: 20th European conference on integrated optics, 2018, Page(s) 294-296

The 5G fronthaul and enabling silicon photonics technology

Author(s): Roberto Llorente, Maria Morant, Antoine Brimont, Pablo Sanchis
Published in: Broadband Access Communication Technologies XIII, 2019, Page(s) 7
DOI: 10.1117/12.2511902

Sub-μs Latency High-Port Optical Packet Switch Fabrics for Disaggregated Computing: The Hipoλaos OPS Architecture

Author(s): M. Moralis-Pegios, N. Terzenidis, G. Mourgias-Alexandris, K. Vyrsokinos, N. Pleros
Published in: 2018 20th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), 2018, Page(s) 1-4
DOI: 10.1109/icton.2018.8473831

Implementation of an all-optical buffer & TimeSlot-interchanger based on integrated SOI delay lines

Author(s): George Mourgias-Alexandris, Miltiadis Moralis-Pegios, Nikos Terzenidis, Nikos Pleros, Konstantinos Vyrsokinos
Published in: 2017 Panhellenic Conference on Electronics and Telecommunications (PACET), 2017, Page(s) 1-4
DOI: 10.1109/pacet.2017.8259961

A low-latency high-port count optical switch with optical delay line buffering for disaggregated data centers

Author(s): George Mourgias-Alexandris, Miltiadis Moralis-Pegios, Nikos Terzenidis, Konstantinos Vyrsokinos, Nikos Pleros
Published in: Optical Interconnects XVIII, 2018, Page(s) 4
DOI: 10.1117/12.2289813

Dual-layer Locality-Aware Optical Interconnection Architecture for Latency-Critical Resource Disaggregation Environments

Author(s): Terzenidis Nikolaos, Moralis-Pegios Miltiadis, Alexoudi Theonitsa, Pitris Stelios, Vyrsokinos Konstantinos, Pleros Nikolaos
Published in: ONDM 2019 23rd Conference on Optical Network Design and Modelling, Issue May 13-16, 2019, 2019

A 10Gb/s All-Optical Match-line for optical Content Addressable Memory CAM Rows

Author(s): G. Mourgias-Alexandris, C. Vagionas, A. Tsakyridis, P. Maniotis, N. Pleros
Published in: Optical Fiber Communication Conference, 2018, Page(s) W2A.39
DOI: 10.1364/ofc.2018.w2a.39

Multicasting in a 256-Port Sub-<tex>$\mu \text{sec}$</tex> Latency <tex>$\text{Hipo}\lambda\text{aos}$</tex> Switch Architecture for Disaggregated DataCenters

Author(s): Miltiadis Moralis-Pegios, Nikos Terzenidis, George Mourgias-Alexandris, Konstantinos Vyrsoklnos, Nikos Pleros
Published in: 2018 European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), 2018, Page(s) 1-3
DOI: 10.1109/ecoc.2018.8535485

Optical time-slot interchanger and Si-based delay lines towards integrated feed-forward buffers

Author(s): Miltiadis Moralis-Pegios, George Mourgias-Alexandris, Theonitsa Alexoudi, Matteo Cherchi, Mikko Harjanne, Timo Aalto, Nikos Pleros, Konstaninos Vyrsokinos
Published in: 2017 IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topical Meeting Series (SUM), 2017, Page(s) 21-22
DOI: 10.1109/phosst.2017.8012631

Photonics for Disaggregated DataCenter and Computercom Architectures

Author(s): Nikos Terzenidis, Miltiadis Moralis-Pegios, Stelios Pitris, Theoni Alexoudi and Nikos Pleros
Published in: 4th International Workshop on Advanced Interconnect Solutions and Technologies for Emerging Computing Systems (AISTECS) 2019 co-located with the 14th HiPEAC, Issue January 21, 2019, 2019

Optics for Disaggregating DataCenters and Disintegrating Computing

Author(s): Nikos Terzenidis; Miltiadis Moralis-Pegios; George Mourgias-Alexandris; Apostolos Tsakyridis; Christos Vagionas; Konstantinos Vyrsokinos; Theoni Alexoudi; Charoula Mitsolidou; Nikos Pleros
Published in: ONDM 2019 23rd Conference on Optical Network Design and Modelling, Issue May 13-16, 2019, 2019

A 1024-Port sub-<tex>$\mu\text{see}$</tex> Latency Optical Packet Switch Using the <tex>$\text{Hipo}\lambda \text{aos} \lambda$</tex>-Routed Modified Spanke Switch Architecture

Author(s): Nikos Terzenldis, Miltiadis Moralis-Pegios, George Mourgias-Alexandris, Kostantinos Vyrsokinos, Nikos Pleros
Published in: 2018 European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), 2018, Page(s) 1-3
DOI: 10.1109/ecoc.2018.8535407

All-optical Ternary Content Addressable Memory (T-CAM) Cell for ultra-fast Address Look-ups in Router Applications

Author(s): G. Mourgias-Alexandris, C. Vagionas, A. Tsakyridis, P. Maniotis, N. Pleros
Published in: Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2018, Page(s) STh3B.7
DOI: 10.1364/cleo_si.2018.sth3b.7

Optical Thresholding Device with a Sigmoidal Transfer Function

Author(s): Mourgias-Alexandris George, Tsakyridis Apostolos, Alexoudi Theonitsa, Vyrsokinos Konstantinos, Pleros Nikolaos
Published in: PSC 2018, 2018

A low-latency optical switch architecture using integrated um SOI-based contention resolution and switching

Author(s): Miltiadis Moralis-Pegios, Nikos Terzenidis, Matteo Cherchi, Mikko Harjanne, Timo Aalto, Konstantinos Vyrsokinos, Nikos Pleros, George Mourgias-Alexandris
Published in: Optical Interconnects XVIII, 2018, Page(s) 7
DOI: 10.1117/12.2289920

Optical packet forwarding and time rearrangement based on double wavelength conversion with SOA-MZI gates

Author(s): Konstantinos Vyrsokinos
Published in: 2017 19th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), 2017, Page(s) 1-1
DOI: 10.1109/icton.2017.8024892

CMOS-embedded III-V on Silicon laser sources

Author(s): G. Villares, M. Seifried, H. Hahn, L. Czornomaz, Ch. Caer, Y. Baumgartner, F. Horst, R. Dangel, D. Caimi, M, Sousa, N. Meier, J. Fompeyrine, and B. J. Offrein
Published in: International Meeting on Integrated Photonics, Shanghai, China, 2017, 2017

Chip-scale disaggregated computing via Silicon Photonics: can be more than replacing a link!

Author(s): N. Pleros
Published in: ECOC 2017, Workshop on Silicon Photonics, 2017

Advanced High Speed Slow Light Silicon Modulators in the O-Band for Low Power Optical Interconnects in Data Centers

Author(s): A. Zanzi, A. Rosa, A. Griol, P. Sanchis, J. Marti and A. Brimont
Published in: 14th International Conference on Group IV Photonics Conference, Berlin, Germany August 2017, 2017

Silicon modulators and switches for Data Centers

Author(s): A. Brimont
Published in: Microphotonics Conference, Berlin, Germany, 2016, 2016

Investigation of Silicon Nanophotonic Single-Mode Polarization Insensitive Waveguides




Towards electro-optical integration of hybrid III-V on Si lasers into the BEOL of a CMOS technology

Author(s): H. Hahn, M. Seifried, G. Villares, Y. Baumgartner, M. Halter, C. Caer, D. Caimi, M. Sousa, R. Dangel, N. Meier, F. Horst, L. Czornomaz, B. J. Offrein
Published in: 2017 75th Annual Device Research Conference (DRC), 2017, Page(s) 1-2
DOI: 10.1109/drc.2017.7999518

Optical Buffering and Time-Slot Interchanger with integrated Si-based delay lines

Author(s): Miltiadis Moralis-Pegios, George Mourgias-Alexandris, Nikos Terzenidis, Matteo Cherchi, Mikko Harjanne, Timo Aalto, Amalia Miliou, Nikos Pleros, Kostantinos Vyrsokinos
Published in: Advanced Photonics 2017 (IPR, NOMA, Sensors, Networks, SPPCom, PS), 2017, Page(s) PTu1D.2
DOI: 10.1364/ps.2017.ptu1d.2

Design of a High Speed Silicon Modulator Based on a Vertical pn Junction at 1.31 μm Wavelegnth

Author(s): A. Zanzi, A.Brimont, P.Sanchis and J.Marti
Published in: 18th European Conference on Integrated Optics (ECIO), Varsaw, 2016, 2016

Design and Optimization of a High Speed Slow-light Silicon modulator in the O-band

Author(s): A. Zanzi, P.Sanchis, J.Marti and A.Brimont
Published in: 19th European Conference on Integrated Optics (ECIO), Eindhoven, 2017, 2017

CMOS-embedded lasers for advanced silicon photonic devices

Author(s): M. Seifried, H. Hahn, G. Villares, F. Horst, D. Caimi, C. Caer, Y. Baumgartner, M. Sousa, R. Dangel, L. Czornomaz, B. J. Offrein
Published in: 2017 19th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), 2017, Page(s) 1-4
DOI: 10.1109/icton.2017.8024828

Optoelectronic Devices Integrated on Silicon

Author(s): Bert Jan Offrein, Herwig Hahn, Marc Seifried
Published in: High Mobility Materials for CMOS Applications, 2018, Page(s) 307-338
DOI: 10.1016/b978-0-08-102061-6.00009-4