Large Scale Silicon Photonics Matrix for Low Power and Low Cost Data Centers
L3MATRIX – Silicon Photonics Switching Matrix for Large Scale Networks
L3MATRIX – Long reach optical interconnects
L3MATRIX – Green technology with low electrical power
L3MATRIX – Minimized port-to-port latency
List of publications
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, „CMOS-embedded III-V on Silicon laser sources“,International Meeting on Integrated Photonics, Shanghai, China, 2017
H. Hahn, M. Seifried, G. Villares, Y. Baumgartner, M. Halter, C. Caër, D. Caimi, M. Sousa, R. Dangel, N. Meier, F. Horst, L. Czornomaz, and B. J. Offrein, „Towards the integration of electro-optical hybrid III-V on Si lasers into the BEOL of a CMOS process flow“, Device Research Conference, Notre Dame, IN, USA, 2017
M. Seifried, H. Hahn, G. Villares, F. Horst, D. Caimi, Ch. Caer, Charles Y. Baumgartner, M. Sousa, R. Dangel, L. Czornomaz, and B. J. Offrein,“CMOS-Embedded Lasers for Advanced Silicon Photonic Devices“, ICTON – 3rd workshop on Technology for Data Center Interconnects, Girona, Spain, 2017
H. Hahn, M. Sousa and L. Czornomaz, „Low-resistive, CMOS-compatible ohmic contact schemes to moderately doped n-InP“, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., vol. 50, no. 235102, 2017
M. Seifried, G. Villares, F. Horst, D. Caimi, C. Caër, Y. Baumgartner, M. Sousa, R. Dangel, L. Czornomaz, B. Offrein: “Monolithically Integrated CMOS-Compatible III-V on Silicon Lasers”, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics Vol. 24, 6, 2018
P. Stark, Y. Baumgartner, M. Seifried, C. Caër, R. Dangel, F. Eltes, M. Halter, F. Horst, A. La Porta, N. Meier, D. Caimi, D. Jubin, J. Weiss, H. Siegwart, J. Fompeyrine, L. Czornomaz, S. Abel, B. J. Offrein: “Novel III-V and Electro-Optic Components Co-Integrated with Silicon Photonics”, presented at Photonics in Switching and Computing, Limassol, Cyprus, 2018
C. Caër, Y. Baumgartner, M. Seifried, G. Villares, H. Hahn, N. Meier, D. Caimi, M. Sousa, B. J. Offrein, L. Czornomaz: “InGaAlAs-InP lateral current injection photonic crystal lasers design embedded into the silicon photonics platform”, presented at International conference on Solid State Devices and Materials (SSDM), Tokyo, Japan, 2018
Y. Baumgartner, C. Caër, M. Seifried, G. Villares, D. Caimi, T. Morf, J. Faist, B. J. Offrein, L. Czornomaz: “CMOS-Compatible Hybrid III-V/Si Photodiodes Using a Lateral Current Collection Scheme”, presented at 44th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), Rome, Italy, 2018 (Best student paper award)
M. Seifried, H. Hahn, B. J. Offrein: “Optoelectronic Devices Integrated on Silicon”, in High Mobility Materials for CMOS Applications, Elsevier Ltd., 2018, pp. 307-338.
D. Chatzitheocharis et al., “Investigation of Silicon Nanophotonic Single-Mode Polarization Insensitive Waveguides”, XXXII Panhellenic Conference on Solid State Physics & Materials Science 2016
N. Terzenidis et al., “Optically-Enabled Bloom Filter Label Forwarding Using a Silicon Photonic Switching Matrix”, Journal of Lightwave Technology [Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers], vol.35 no.21  p.4758-4765
G. Mourgias et al., “A low-latency optical switch architecture using integrated μm SOI-based contention resolution and switching”, SPIE 2018, San Francisco, USA
G. Mourgias et al., “Implementation of an all-optical buffer & TimeSlot-interchanger based on integrated SOI delay lines”, Electronics and Telecommunications (PACET), 2017 Panhellenic Conference on, ,
K. Vyrsokinos et al., “Optical packet forwarding and time rearrangement based on Double Wavelength Conversion with SOA-MZI gates” ICTON 2017, July 2017, Girona, Spain
M. Moralis-Pegios et al., “Optical Time-Slot Interchanger and Si-based Delay Lines towards Integrated Feed-Forward Buffers”, 2017 IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topical Meeting Series (SUM) [IEEE], 
M. Moralis-Pegios et al., “Optical Buffering and Time-Slot Interchanger with integrated Si-based delay lines”, Advanced Photonics 2017 (IPR, NOMA, Sensors, Networks, SPPCom, PS) [OSA]
M. Moralis-Pegios et al., “On-chip SOI Delay Line Bank for Optical Buffers and Time Slot Interchangers”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters [IEEE], Vol. 30 no.1  p.31 – 34
M. Moralis-Pegios et al., “Silicon Photonics towards Disaggregation of Resources in Data Centers”, Applied Sciences, 
M. Moralis-Pegios et al., “A low-latency high-port count optical switch with optical delay line buffering for disaggregated data centers”, SPIE OPTO, 2018, San Francisco, USA
M. Moralis-Pegios et al., “Multicast-enabling Optical Switch design employing Si Buffering and Routing Elements”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters [IEEE], vol. 30 no. 8  p. 712-715
G. Mourgias et al., “All-optical 10Gb/s ternary-CAM cell for routing look-up table applications”, Optics Express Vol. 26, Issue 6, pp. 7555-7562 (2018)
N. Terzenidis et al., “High-port low-latency optical switch architecture with optical feed-forward buffering for 256-node disaggregated data centers”, Optics Express Vol. 26, Issue 7, pp. 8756-8766 (2018)
N. Terzenidis et al., “High-Port and Low-Latency Optical Switches for Disaggregated Data Centers: the Hipoλaos switch architecture (Invited) ”, Journal of Optical Communications and Networking [OSA Publishing], vol.10 no.7  p.B102-B116
N. Terzenidis et al., “Multicasting in a High-Port Sub-μsec Latency Hipoλaos Optical Packet Switch”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters [IEEE], ISSN:1041-1135, vol.30 no.17  p.1535-1538
G. Mourgias et al., “Optical Content Addressable Memory Matchline for 2-bit Address Look-Up at 10 Gb/s”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters [IEEE], ISSN:1941-0174, vol.30 no.9  p.809 – 812
G. Mourgias et al., “All-optical Ternary Content Addressable Memory (T-CAM) Cell for ultra-fast Address Look-ups in Router Applications”, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, San Jose, USA
G. Mourgias et al., “A 10Gb/s All-Optical Match-line for optical Content Addressable Memory CAM Rows”, Optical Fiber Communication Conference, San Diego, USA
M. Moralis-Pegios et al., “Sub-μsec Latency High-Port Optical Packet Switch Fabrics for Disaggregated Computing: the Hipoλaos OPS Architecture (Invited) ”, ICTON 2018, Bucharest, Romania
G. Mourgias et al., “Optical Thresholding Device with a Sigmoidal Transfer Function”, PSC 2018; Limassol, Cyprus
N. Terzenidis et al., “A 1024-Port sub-μsec Latency Optical Packet Switch Using the Hipoλaos λ-Routed Modified Spanke Switch Architecture”, ECOC 2018, Rome, Italy
M. Moralis-Pegios et al., “Multicasting in a 256-port sub-μsec latency Hipolaos switch architecture for disaggregated DataCenters”, ECOC 2018, Rome, Italy
G. Mourgias-Alexandris, A. Tsakyridis, N. Passalis, A. Tefas, K. Vyrsokinos, N. Pleros, “An all-optical neuron with sigmoid activation function”, Optics Express, OSA, 2019
R. Llorente, M Morant, A Brimont, P Sanchis,“ The 5G fronthaul and enabling silicon photonics technology“, Photonics West, Broadband Access Communication Technologies XIII 10945, 1094508, 2018.
R. Larrea, AM Gutierrez, A Griol, A Brimont, P Sanchis,“Fiber-to-Chip Spot-Size Converter for Coupling to Silicon Waveguides in the O-Band“, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 31 (1), 31-34
A. Rosa, S. Verstuyft, A. Brimont, D. Van Thourhout, P. Sanchis “Microwave index engineering for slow-wave coplanar waveguides“ Scientific reports 8 (1), 5672, 2018
A. Zanzi, A. Rosa, A. Griol, P. Sanchis, J. Marti and A. Brimont,“Efficient and Optimized 25 Gb/s Slow-Light SOI Modulator in the O-Band with Slow-wave Electrodes for Low Power Optical Interconnects“ 20th European conference on integrated optics, 2018
A. Zanzi, A. Rosa, A. Griol, P. Sanchis, J. Marti and A. Brimont, “Advanced High Speed Slow Light Silicon Modulators in the O-Band for Low Power Optical Interconnects in Data Centers”, Group IV photonics Conference 2017
A. Zanzi, P.Sanchis, J.Marti and A.Brimont,”Design and Optimization of a High Speed Slow-light Silicon modulator in the O-band”. 19th European Conference on Integrated Optics (ECIO), Eindhoven, 2017.
A. Zanzi, A. Brimont, A. Griol, P. Sanchis, and J. Marti, „Compact and low-loss asymmetrical multimode interference splitter for power monitoring applications,“ Opt. Lett. 41, 227 (2016).
A. Zanzi, A.Brimont, P.Sanchis and J.Marti, “Design of a High Speed Silicon Modulator Based on a Vertical pn Junction at 1.31 µm Wavelegnth.” 18th European Conference on Integrated Optics (ECIO), Warsaw, 2016
K. Papatryfonos et al., “The L3MATRIX project: Large Scale Silicon Photonics Matrix for Low Power and Low Cost Data Centers,” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics (Invited Paper).
R. Smith et al., “Design Methodology for CMOS compatible Distributed Bragg Reflector Hybrid III-V Silicon Evanescent Quantum Dot Lasers,” Submitted to Journal of Lightwave Technology.
K. Papatryfonos et al., “Atomic-Scale Visualization of Electronic Structure and Direct Wave Function Imaging of InAs/InGaAs Quantum Dots-in-a-well within a dislocation-free III–V Laser structure directly grown on Silicon” to be submitted to NanoLetters.
K. Papatryfonos et al., “Refractive index of MBE-grown AlxGa(1-x)As ternary alloys in the transparent wavelength region,” JSTQE Special Issue (under review).
A Zanzi, C. Vagionas, A. Griol, A. Rosa, S. Lechago, M. Moralis-Pegios, K. Vyrsokinos, N. Pleros, J. Kraft,V. Sidorov, B. Sirbu, T.Tekin, P. Sanchis and A. Brimont, “Alignment Tolerant, Low Voltage, 0.23 V.cm, Push-Pull Silicon Photonic Switches Based on a Vertical pn Junction”, Optics Express (under review)