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Persoonlijk profiel

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"Photonic integrated circuits are critical enablers for the modern internet and will enable a host of low-energy, high-speed, high-precision solutions for imaging, sensing, metrology and beyond."

Research profile

Kevin Williams is a Full Professor and Chair of the Photonic Integration research group at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). His key fields of expertise include photonic integrated circuits, semiconductor lasers and their application in communications and sensing. Kevin’s research group explores the scaling properties of photonic circuits, enabling faster and more energy-efficient components and circuits.

The group builds on its know-how in active-passive monolithic InP integration, creating circuits with lasers, amplifiers, energy-efficient quantum well modulators, detectors, power splitters, filters and more all on the same chip. This is addressed within three main themes: Generic integration – a methodology for enabling many different circuits using the same platform technology and an important vehicle for researching and validating the latest photonic devices and processes.  Heterogeneous and hybrid integration – the technologies for combining and co-designing photonic components and circuits with Silicon Electronics and dielectric materials, Integrated nano-photonics – using InP membranes on Silicon for the miniaturization of components and the leveraging of sub-wavelength photonic structures in circuits.  Kevin teaches courses in design, electronics and photonics.

Academic background

Kevin Williams graduated in Electronic Engineering from the University of Sheffield and received his PhD from the School of Physics at the University of Bath in 1995.  He subsequently moved to the University of Bristol where he was awarded a Royal Society university research fellowship to study high speed and high power semiconductor lasers. In 2001, he moved to the University of Cambridge where he was also appointed a Fellow and lecturer at Churchill College Cambridge. He moved to the Electro-optic Communications group at TU/e in 2006 after receiving an EC Marie Curie Chair award. In 2011, he received a Vici award from the Dutch NWO to perform research into large-scale high-performance photonic integrated circuits.

He is presently leading the Photonic Integration group at the Institute of Photonic Integration (formerly known as the COBRA research institute). He has recently chaired the European Conference on Integrated Optics 2017 and serves as the Primary Guest Editor for the JSTQE special issue on InP integration photonics in 2018.

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Projecten 2015 2019

AUTOALIGN: Electronically aligned optical-fiber-arrays

Eijkemans, C., Williams, K., Cardarelli, S., van Goor, A., van Goor, A., van Mil, J., van Mil, J. & Hegh, L.

1/02/1530/04/19

Project: Onderzoek direct

Onderzoeksoutput 2002 2019

1.3 Integration of photonics and electronics

Smit, M., Williams, K. & van der Tol, J., 6 mrt 2019, 2019 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference, ISSCC 2019. Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, blz. 29-34 6 blz. 8662321

Onderzoeksoutput: Hoofdstuk in Boek/Rapport/CongresprocedureConferentiebijdrageAcademicpeer review

Photonics
Electronic equipment
Indium phosphide
Silicon
Light amplifiers

112 Gb/s PAM-4 transmission over 1.5 km with an EAM in generic integration platform

Trajkovic, M., Benyahya, K., Simonneau, C., Blache, F., Debregeas, H., Provost, J. G., Williams, K. A. & Leijtens, X. J. M., 1 jul 2019, OECC/PSC 2019 - 24th OptoElectronics and Communications Conference/International Conference Photonics in Switching and Computing 2019. Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 3 blz. 8817746

Onderzoeksoutput: Hoofdstuk in Boek/Rapport/CongresprocedureConferentiebijdrageAcademicpeer review

pulse amplitude modulation
Pulse amplitude modulation
Modulators
modulators
platforms

36 Gb/s operation of a BiCMOS driver and InP EAM using foundry platforms

Trajkovic, M., Zhang, X., Blache, F., Mekhazni, K., Matters-Kammerer, M. K., Debregeas, H., Leijtens, X. & Williams, K., 26 sep 2019 3 blz.

Onderzoeksoutput: Bijdrage aan congresPaperAcademic

Open Access
Bestand
foundries
modulators
platforms
direct current
photonics

A 6 x 30 Gb/s tunable transmitter PIC with low RF crosstalk from an open-access InP foundry

Yao, W., Smalbrugge, B., Smit, M., Williams, K. & Wale, M., 1 sep 2019, In : IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics. 25, 5, 10 blz., 6100510

Onderzoeksoutput: Bijdrage aan tijdschriftTijdschriftartikelAcademicpeer review

Indium phosphide
foundries
Laser tuning
Bragg gratings
Foundries

Application of optical proximity correction for 193 nm deep UV enabled InP photonic integrated circuits

Bolk, J., Ambrosius, H., Latkowski, S., Unal, N., Ritter, D. & Williams, K., 25 apr 2019, blz. 1-3 3 blz.

Onderzoeksoutput: Bijdrage aan congresPosterAcademic

Bestand
integrated circuits
proximity
lithography
photonics
simulation

Prijzen

Royal Society University Fellowship

Kevin Williams (Ontvanger), 1996

Prijs: AndersFellowships & membershipsWetenschappelijk

Vici Award 2010 : Ultrafast optical processor chips

Kevin Williams (Ontvanger), 2010

Prijs: NWOViciWetenschappelijk

central processing units
chips
computer networks
energy

Activiteiten 2005 2018

  • 1 Lidmaatschap van commissie
  • 1 Aangemelde presentatie

Feedback-insensitive Semiconductor Laser

Daan Lenstra (Spreker), T.T.M. van Schaijk (Deelnemer), E.A.J.M. Bente (Deelnemer), K.A. Williams (Deelnemer)
7 mrt 2018

Activiteit: Types gesprekken of presentatiesAangemelde presentatieWetenschappelijk

Bestand

Cordis Europe (Externe organisatie)

Kevin Williams (Lid)
2005

Activiteit: Types lidmaatschapLidmaatschap van commissieWetenschappelijk

Cursussen

Circuit analysis

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Cursus

Circuits

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Cursus

Design methods for ICT systems

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Cursus

Design methods for ICT systems

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Cursus

Pers/media

New Book Explores Fifteen Centuries of Writing in Wales

Kevin Williams

12/06/19

1 item van media-aandacht

Pers / media: Vakinhoudelijk commentaar

Sports round-up: March 22

Kevin Williams

22/03/18

1 item van media-aandacht

Pers / media: Vakinhoudelijk commentaar

Sports round-up: March 21

Kevin Williams

15/03/18

1 item van media-aandacht

Pers / media: Vakinhoudelijk commentaar

AI 'scientist' finds that toothpaste ingredient may help fight drug-resistant malaria

Kevin Williams

18/01/18

2 items van media-aandacht

Pers / media: Vakinhoudelijk commentaar

County Scene Sport round-up West Briton May 7

Kevin Williams

8/05/15

1 item van media-aandacht

Pers / media: Vakinhoudelijk commentaar

Scriptie

Characterization and optimization of photodetectors in generic intergation platform

Auteur: den Haan, E., 30 apr 2015

Begeleider: Williams, K. (Afstudeerdocent 1), Leijtens, X. (Afstudeerdocent 2) & Pustakhod, D. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master

Study and modeling of DBR lasers with suppressed mode hopping

Auteur: Luo, X., 30 jun 2016

Begeleider: Williams, K. (Afstudeerdocent 1)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master