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Silicon-Integrated Graphene Photodetectors for Future Photonic Integrated Circuits – Graph-IC

Project description

Graphene photodetectors for high-speed optical communications

Graphene’s exquisite optical properties make the material particularly attractive for optoelectronics applications. Integrating graphene photodetectors on silicon waveguides holds great potential for high-speed optical communications. The EU-funded Graph-IC project developed such a photodetector which is expected to outperform state-of-the-art systems in terms of data rates, cost and energy consumption. The new technology was fully integrated and utilised the entire transmission window of optical fibres. With this proof-of-concept system, the project aimed to prove the viability and identify technical issues of high-bandwidth graphene photodetectors in the optical region of the electromagnetic spectrum.

Host institution

GESELLSCHAFT FUR ANGEWANDTE MIKRO UND OPTOELEKTRONIK MIT BESCHRANKTERHAFTUNG AMO GMBH
Net EU contribution
€ 149 750,00
Address
Otto Blumenthal Strasse
52074 Aachen
Germany

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Region
Nordrhein-Westfalen Köln Städteregion Aachen
Activity type
Other
Other funding
€ 149 750,00

Beneficiaries (1)

GESELLSCHAFT FUR ANGEWANDTE MIKRO UND OPTOELEKTRONIK MIT BESCHRANKTERHAFTUNG AMO GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 149 750,00
Address
Otto Blumenthal Strasse
52074 Aachen

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Nordrhein-Westfalen Köln Städteregion Aachen
Activity type
Other
Other funding
€ 149 750,00