ePIXfab in collaboration with LIGENTEC is organizing the 3rd edition of an intensive short course on Silicon Nitride Integrated Photonics. This is two half-day course, which will take place on 21-22 March 2022. The course will take place in a hybrid mode where you can join either onsite in EPFL Innovation Park (Uranus room in Building D) Lausanne (Switzerland) or online.


21 March (1:00 PM – 6:00 PM CET)
22 March (9:00 AM – 1:00 PM CET)

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for more information contact: Dr. Abdul Rahim (abdul.rahim@epixfab.eu)

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Practical information


21-22 March
12PM - 12PM

  • Online from Belgium
  • Onsite from EPFL Innovation Park (Uranus room in Building D) Lausanne (Switzerland)
  • Non-ePIXfab members: 200 Euro for university and 400 Euro for others
  • ePIXfab members: 130 Euro for university and 260Euro for others



Prof. Roel Baets Chair of ePIXfab | Ghent University-imec | Belgium

  1. Welcome, practical details and introduction of the experts , about LIGENTEC 
  2. PM Tutorial: Introduction to Silicon Nitride PICs 

Dr. Andim Stassen  | imec |  Belgium

Different silicon nitride flavors (LPCVD, PECVD, other)


Dr. Douwe Geuzebroek | LioniX International | the Netherlands

Different waveguide types and associated fiber-chip coupling methods


Dr. Michael Geiselmann | LIGENTEC | Switzerland

Ultra-low loss in SiN waveguides


Prof. Pascual Muñoz | Universitat Politècnica de València | Spain

Challenges and opportunities of large-scale integration in SiN Integrated Photonics


Dr. Amir Hossein Ghadimi | CSEM | Switzerland

Integration of modulators – the options


Prof. Jeremy Witzens | RWTH Aachen University

State of the art in SiN Integrated Photonics


Dr. Camiel Op de Beeck | LIGENTEC | Switzerland

  1. Topical Lecture: Integration of light sources – the options
  2. Use Case: Nonlinear optical functions enabled by SiN PICs

Dr. Abdul Rahim | ePIXfab |Ghent University | Belgium

Silicon Nitride Integrated Photonics Fabrication Platforms


Prof. Camille Sophie Brès | EPFL | Switzerland

Use Nonlinear optical functions enabled by SiN PICs


Dr. Ségolene Olivier | CEA –LETI | France

Quantum signal Processes enabled by SiN Integrated Photonics


Prof. David Marpaung | University of Twente | the Netherlands

Microwave Photonics and Optical Communication


Luc Scheres | Surfix | the Netherlands 

Ultra-sensitive Diagnostic Platform by using SiN PICs