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UCSB Professor John Bowers Presents at OFC Product Showcase


19 March 2017

Niek Nijenhuis
Phone: +31 53 4836460

UCSB Professor John Bowers Presents at OFC Product Showcase

Presentation Highlights PhoeniX Software PDK for Hybrid SOI & III-V Integration

Enschede, The Netherlands – PhoeniX Software, the standard for photonic chip design, announced today that UCSB Professor John Bowers will be presenting at the PhoeniX Software OFC product showcase. Professor Bowers will discuss UCSB’s collaboration with PhoeniX Software to enable hybrid SOI & III-V PIC design using PhoeniX Software’s award winning OptoDesigner 5.1 product suite. The presentation will be from 11:00-11:30 on March 22nd at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Theater III.

Hybrid ICs such as being produced by UCSB enable designers to truly integrate active and passive photonic devices in a cost-effective way. Professor Bowers will be highlighting how they have parameterized and integrated these building blocks into a PIC design flow using the PhoeniX Software OptoDesigner product suite.  Professor Bowers will also discuss some of the newest features of OptoDesigner such as phase aware photonic building blocks and waveguides.

“We are very excited to be partnering with UCBS on their hybrid SOI & III-V integration platform”, said Twan Korthorst, CEO of PhoeniX Software. “We are working closely with Professor Bowers’ world class team to enable designers access to their exciting technology."

About PhoeniX Software
Pioneering photonics design automation already since 1991, today PhoeniX Software has a global presence and is a trusted and well recognized partner for many organizations. PhoeniX Software enables the easy and cost-effective realization of integrated photonics chips and systems, by means of internally developed superior products and services. Customers range from large OEM’s to start-ups and include some of the world’s top universities and research institutes. As the leader in Photonic IC design solutions, PhoeniX Software will continue to support the transition of PIC technology from the lab into the fab, by anticipating market demand and customer needs. In combination with strategic partners, this results in offering world class design flows and access to all relevant fabrication technologies for our customers. For further information, please visit us at
Meet us at OFC 2017 to learn more about our company, product and services.
Booth #3538
When: 19 – 23 March 2017
Where: Los Angeles Convention Center, California, USA

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