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Microphotonics Laboratory

Phone: (514) 340-4711 Ext. 3100 Fax: (514) 340-3218
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Research areas description

Our research activities aim to develop tunable photonics microsystems. Tunability is achieved using Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS). Expertise areas include design, microfabrication and characterization.

Research staff

Professors / researchers (1)
Number of graduate students: 8
Number of postdoctoral fellows :2
Number of research agents: 1

Specialized equipment

  • White Light Interferometer (Fogale Photomap 3D) with sub-nanometer vertical resolution. Including dynamic (100 Hz – 2 MHz) and environmental (10 – 1 millibar; - 30ºC to + 100ºC) features
  • Supercontinuum source (Leukos SM-20) 400 to 2200 nm; > 10 microW/nm
  • Spectrometer (Acton Research Corporation SpectraPro-2750
  • InGaAs IR camera (VDS Vosskühler NIR-610PGE)
  • BroadBand Source (Newport BBS-430) 1520-1620nm; 13dBm
  • Optical Spectrum Analyzer (Agilent 86140A)
  • Optical Fiber Fusion Splicer (Fitel S182A)
  • Tunable Laser (Agilent 81600B # 200) 1440nm to 1640nm
  • High Sensitivity Power Sensor (Agilent 81634B) –110 dBm to +10 dBm
  • Dispersion Analyzer (Agilent 86038B)

External sources of funding

  • NSERC
  • FQRNT
  • CFI
  • Industrial Contracts