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Prof. dr. ir. Meint Smit 

This person worked in the group from 2004 till 2013.

Affiliation: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
Department of Electrical Engineering, OED
Address: Den Dolech 2

NL-5612 AZ Eindhoven
The Netherlands
Office: Building PT , Office 10.33
Phone: +31 (40) 247 5058
Fax: +31 (40) 244 8375
Personal Homepage:
Prof. Smit is visiting lecturer at the Photonics group.

Born in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, in 1951. He studied Electrical Engineering at the Delft University of Technology, gaining a masters degree (with honours) and a Ph.D. degree (with honours).
In 1974 he started as a research scientist with the NIWARS (Dutch governement Institute for Remote Sensing Research). Joined the Delft University of Technology in 1976 with responsibility for research in Microwave Remote Sensing and FM-CW radar development. Switched to optical communication in 1981 where he has set up facilities for design, fabrication and characterisation of silicon-based integrated optical devices. He invented the phased-array wavelength demultiplexer (PHASAR, AWG or WGR) and worked on multimode interference (MMI) couplers, optical switches, measurement and characterisation of electro-optical devices and development of Computer Aided Design Tools. Since 1986 his focus has broadened to InP based semiconductor devices. From 1991-1992 on leave at the Institute of Quantum Electronics, ETH Zürich, where he worked on development of a fast and compact polarisation independent optical switch. In 1997 he received an IEEE/LEOS Technical Award for the invention of the phased-array demultiplexer. Member of IEEE-LEOS and the Dutch Society for Electronics and Radio Engineering.

Publications (10)

    International Journals

  1. M. Muneeb, A. Vasiliev, A. Ruocco, A. Malik, H. Chen, M. Nedeljkovic, J. S. Penades, L. Cerutti, J.B. Rodriguez, G. Mashanovich, M. Smit, E. Tournie, G. Roelkens, III-V-on-silicon integrated micro-spectrometer for the 3 um wavelength range, Optics Express, 24(9), p.9465-9472 (2016).
  2. L. Shen, P.J. van Veldhoven, Y. Jiao, V. Dolores-Calzadilla, J. van der Toll, G. Roelkens, M. Smit, Ultra-low-loss ohmic contacts on heavily doped n-type InGaAs and InGaAsP for InP-based photonic membranes, IEEE Photonics Journal, 8(1), p.4500210 (2016)  Download this Publication (826KB).
  3. M. Muneeb, A. Ruocco, A. Malik, S. Pathak, E.M.P. Ryckeboer, D. Sanchez, L. Cerutti, J.B. Rodriguez, E. Tournie, W. Bogaerts, M. Smit, G. Roelkens, Silicon-on-insulator shortwave infrared wavelength meter with integrated photodiodes for on-chip laser monitoring, Optics Express, 22(22), p.27300-27308 (2014)  Download this Publication (4MB).
  4. J. Pello, M. Muneeb, S. Keyvaninia, J. van der Tol, G. Roelkens, M. Smit, Planar concave grating demultiplexer on a InP-membrane-on-silicon photonic platform, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 25(20), p.1969-1972 (2013)  Download this Publication (1.9MB).
  5. S. Keyvaninia, S. Verstuyft, S. Pathak, F. Lelarge, G. Duan, D. Bordel, J.M. Fedeli, T. De Vries, B. Smalbrugge, J. Bolk, M. Smit, G. Roelkens, D. Van Thourhout, III-V-o-silicon multi-frequency lasers, Optics Express, 21(11), p.13675-13683 (2013)  Download this Publication (1.7MB).
  6. J. Pello, J. van der Tol, S. Keyvaninia, R. Van Veldhoven, H. Ambrosius, G. Roelkens, M. Smit, High-efficiency ultra-small polarization converter in InP membrane, Optics Letters, 37(17), p.3711-3713 (2012)  Download this Publication (342KB).
      International Conferences

    1. J. Pello, J. van der Tol, G. Roelkens, H. Ambrosius, M. Smit, How to Fabricate the World’s Smallest Polarization Converter?, IEEE Photonics Benelux meeting, (2011)  Download this Publication (100KB).
    2. K. Huybrechts, L. Liu, R. Kumar, T. Spuesens, G. Roelkens, E.-J. Geluk, T. de Vries, M. Smit, P. Regreny, P. Rojo-Romeo, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, G. Morthier, Digital photonics using InP microdisk lasers heterogeneously integrated on Silicon-on-Insulator, European Conference on Integrated Optics (ECIO) (invited), United Kingdom, p.WeF1 (2010)  Download this Publication (60KB).
    3. F. Bordas, G. Roelkens, R. Zhang, E.J. Geluk, F. Karouta, J. van der Tol, P. van Veldhoven, R. Notzel, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, M. Smit, Compact passive devices in InP membrane on Silicon, 35th European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC 2009), Austria, p.4.2.4 (2009)  Download this Publication (86KB).
    4. F. Bordas, F. Van Laere, G. Roelkens, E. J. Geluk, F. Karouta, P. J. Van Velthoven, R. Notzel, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, M. Smit, Compact grating coupled MMI on DVS-BCB bonded InP-Membrane, ECIO 2008, Netherlands, p.O.024 (2008)  Download this Publication (348KB).
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