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BIsmide And Nitride Components for High temperature Operation

Projektbeschreibung


Photonics

BIANCHO will develop photonic components designed to significantly reduce power consumption at the component and system level in advanced communication systems, thereby saving significant electricity, and enabling unlimited bandwidth through integration, more optical processing and very high spectral-density photonic transmission.

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Current telecomm components suffer severely from intrinsic losses. Around 80% of electrical power is wasted in a 1.55?m laser chip as heat. Most systems require thermo-electric coolers and an air-conditioned environment, further increasing the energy budget by over an order of magnitude. The losses are due to Auger recombination in semiconductor lasers and optical amplifiers (SOAs), and due to the temperature dependence of the energy gap in electro-absorption modulators (EAMs). Incremental approaches to overcome these problems have reached their limits.

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We propose a radical change, to manipulate the electronic band structure of novel dilute bismide and dilute nitride alloys of GaAs and InP to eliminate Auger recombination and dramatically reduce the temperature dependence of the energy gap. This allows us to research, develop, test and demonstrate uncooled EAMs, highly efficient uncooled lasers and SOAs. These properties are also highly beneficial for high speed photodiodes as required in transceivers, as will be demonstrated.BIANCHO brings together leading European groups with complementary expertise in epitaxy, device physics, band structure modelling and advanced design and fabrication, in a well focused consortium of exceptionally high quality. \\n

\\nThe project will strongly emphasise the protection of intellectual property and aggressive dissemination of results to maximize their impact. The team includes a key European component manufacturer (CIP), well connected to European and international network and system operators, providing a clear route to successful exploitation and commercialization of the technology. \\n

Aufforderung zur Vorschlagseinreichung

FP7-ICT-2009-5
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Kontakt Koordinator

Eoin O'REILLY (Prof.)

Koordinator

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK - NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, CORK
Adresse
Western Road
T12 YN60 Cork
Irland

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Aktivitätstyp
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Kontakt Verwaltung
Conor Delaney (Mr.)
EU-Beitrag
€ 531 425

Beteiligte (5)

PHILIPPS UNIVERSITAET MARBURG
Deutschland
EU-Beitrag
€ 687 552
Adresse
Biegenstrasse 10
35037 Marburg

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Aktivitätstyp
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Kontakt Verwaltung
Christian Veldman (Dr.)
VALSTYBINIS MOKSLINIU TYRIMU INSTITUTAS FIZINIU IR TECHNOLOGIJOS MOKSLU CENTRAS
Litauen
EU-Beitrag
€ 423 578
Adresse
Savanoriu 231
02300 Vilnius

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Aktivitätstyp
Research Organisations
Kontakt Verwaltung
Jolanta Juodiene (Prof.)
PUSLAIDININKIU FIZIKOS INSTITUTAS

Beteiligung beendet

Litauen
EU-Beitrag
€ 0
Adresse
A. Gostauto
01108 Vilnius
Aktivitätstyp
Research Organisations
Kontakt Verwaltung
Arunas Krotkus (Prof.)
UNIVERSITY OF SURREY
United Kingdom
EU-Beitrag
€ 374 477
Adresse
Stag Hill
GU2 7XH Guildford

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Aktivitätstyp
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Kontakt Verwaltung
SUE ANGULATTA (Ms.)
THE CENTRE FOR INTEGRATED PHOTONICS LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU-Beitrag
€ 172 967
Adresse
B55 Adastral Park, Martlesham Heath
IP5 3RE Ipswich, Suffolk

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Aktivitätstyp
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Kontakt Verwaltung
Leigh Hepplethwaite (Ms.)