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Centre for Doctoral Training in Photonic Integration and Advance Data Storage

Thematic CDT Workshops

Semiconductor lasers for advanced photonic systems

"Semiconductor lasers for advanced photonic systems" was a half-day workshop and took place on Friday 29 March 2019. It is the first in a series of workshops to promote the latest research related to CDT PIADS five main research themes. The workshop broadly covered research topics broadly related to CDT theme A (Ultra-reliable semiconductor lasers operating in hostile environments) and theme B (Low-cost planar lightwave circuit platforms suitable for volume manufacture).

These workshops are designed to encourage cross-geographical engagement throughout the CDT partner network. CDT PIADS Student Organiser, Steffan Gwyn and CDT PIADS Research & Training Committee Chair, Prof Marc Sorel and our External Engagement Manager led the creation and delivery of the event, which was attended at maximum capacity, involving 50 delegates. 

The workshop comprised of a combination of short talks and guest keynote experts in the field followed by a poster session, engaging academic staff and students from the University of Glasgow, Strathclyde University and Herriot-Watt University. 


Dr Paul Griffin, Senior Lecturer from the University of Strathclyde, presenting a wide variety of activity from his research group  

Dr Paulo Hisao Moriya, Research Associate at the University of Strathclyde in collaboration with the Insitute of Photonics. 

IEEE Distinguished Lecturer Prof Liam Barry, Professor of Electronic Engineering at Dublin City University and member of IPIC, presenting on "Advanced optical sources for spectrally efficient photonic systems".

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