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John Bowers
In his talk, "The Promise of Silicon Photonics," Bowers, Director of the Institute for Energy Efficiency, discussed the evolution of silicon photonics and what the future holds for this technology. A full video recording of his talk will be available online soon.
Date: 10/04/2013
Type: News
A unique arrangement of silicon oxide and metal allows the absorption of broad wavelengths from many angles, an improvement that could be used in traditional solar cells.
Date: 11/02/2011
Type: News
An advance in gallium nitride LEDs boosts the efficiency at which they produce ultraviolet light, with promising applications for chemical, biological, aerospace, military and medical technologies.
Date: 10/31/2011
Type: News
Scientists at Sandia National Labs have developed a diode laser with lighting quality comparable to incadescents and the new lights could compete with LEDs once cost competitive.
Date: 10/26/2011
Type: News
Chris Cole
Capacity and Power Efficiency Increases in Fiber Optic Communications
Date: 03/01/2011
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Photonics
Date: 11/18/2010
Type: Video
Technologies: Photonics
Larry Coldren
Institute faculty member Larry Coldren will direct UCSB's new research consortium: Photonic Integration for Coherent Optics (PICO). The new DARPA-funded group will focus on developing photonic technologies for communications and sensing applications.
Date: 09/26/2010
Type: Article
Technologies: Communication, Photonics
Mario Paniccia holds Intel's 50Gbps silicon photonics link.
This video gives an overview of Intel's 50Gbps silicon photonics link, developed in collaboration with Institute Director John Bowers.
Date: 08/17/2010
Type: Video
Technologies: Photonics

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