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Ir. Diedrik Vermeulen 

This person worked in the group from 2008 till 2012.

Affiliation: Acacia Communications, USA
Integrated photonics
E-mail: Diedrik.Vermeulen@gmail.com
Research Area: Integrated Transceiver for Fiber-To-The-Home (FTTH) Optical Networks
PhD Thesis: Diedrik Vermeulen, Siliciumgebaseerde fotonische circuits voor optische glasvezelcommunicatie, Silicon Photonics for Optical Fiber Communication, 12/2013
Master Thesis: Diedrik Vermeulen, Ontwerp en Fabricage van een Geintegreerde Zender voor Fiber-To-The-Home (FTTH) Optische Netwerken, 6/2008
DiedrikVermeulen
Diedrik Vermeulen was born in 1984 in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium. He graduated in 2006 as a physicist and in 2008 as an engineer from Ghent University. He received the Alcatel-Bell price for his master thesis: "Design and fabrication of a transceiver for Fiber-To-The-Home (FTTH) Optical Networks". Since 2008, he works in the Photonics Research Group at Ghent University under a specialization grant from the IWT (Institute for the promotion of innovation through science and technology in Flanders) with Dries Van Thourhout and G√ľnther Roelkens as promotors.

Specific Research Topics

Patents

Publications (53)

    International Journals

  1. S. Werquin, D. Vermeulen, P. Bienstman, Implementation of Surface Gratings for Reduced Coupling Noise in Silicon-on-Insulator Circuits, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 26(16), p.1589 - 1592 (2014)  Download this Publication (663KB).
  2. M. Aamer, N. Sotiropoulos, A. Hakansson, A. Brimont, J.M. Fedeli, D. Marris-Morini, E. Cassan, L. Vivien, K. Gilbert, P. Grosse, J.M. Hartmann, D. Vermeulen, G. Roelkens, P. Sanchis, A silicon differential receiver with zero biased balanced detection for access networks, Photonics Technology Letters, 25(13), p.1207-1210 (2013)  Download this Publication (727KB).
  3. Y. Li, D. Vermeulen, Y. De Koninck, G. Yurtsever, G. Roelkens, R. Baets, Compact grating couplers on silicon-on-insulator with reduced backreflection, Optics Letters, 37(21), p.4356-4358 (2012)  Download this Publication (406KB).
  4. D. Vermeulen, Y. De Koninck, Y. Li, W. Bogaerts, R. Baets, G. Roelkens, Reflectionless grating couplers for SOI photonic integrated circuits , Optics Express, p.22278-22283 (2012)  Download this Publication (1.1MB).
  5. N. Hattasan, B. Kuyken, F. Leo, E.M.P. Ryckeboer, D. Vermeulen, G. Roelkens, High-efficiency SOI fiber-to-chip grating couplers and low-loss waveguides for the short-wave infrared, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 24(17), p.1536-1538 (2012)  Download this Publication (455KB).
  6. M. Aamer, A. Gutierrez, A. Brimont, D. Vermeulen, G. Roelkens, J.M. Fedeli, A. Hakansson, P. Sanchis, A CMOS compatible SOI polarization rotator based on symmetry breaking of the waveguide cross section, Photonics Technology Letters, p.2031-2034 (2012)  Download this Publication (411KB).
  7. L. Wang, Y. Li, M. Porcel, D. Vermeulen, X. Han, J. Wang, X. Jian, R. Baets, M. Zhao, G. Morthier, A polymer-based surface grating coupler with an embedded Si3N4 layer, Journal of Applied Physics, 111(11), p.114507 (2012)  Download this Publication (1.6MB).
  8. P. De Heyn, D. Vermeulen, D. Van Thourhout, G. Roelkens, Silicon-on-insulator all-pass microring resonator using a polarization rotating coupling section, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, (2012)  Download this Publication (735KB).
  9. D. Vermeulen, S. Selvaraja, P. Verheyen, P. Absil, W. Bogaerts, D. Van Thourhout, G. Roelkens, Silicon-on-insulator polarization rotator based on a symmetry breaking silicon overlay, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 24(6), p.482-484 (2012)  Download this Publication (1.3MB).
  10. G. Roelkens, D. Vermeulen, S. Selvaraja, R. Halir, W. Bogaerts, D. Van Thourhout, Grating-based optical fiber interfaces for silicon-on-insulator photonic integrated circuits , IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics (invited), (2011)  Download this Publication (983KB).
  11. D. Vermeulen, S. Selvaraja, P. Verheyen, G. Lepage, W. Bogaerts, P. Absil, D. Van Thourhout, G. Roelkens, high-efficiency fiber-to-chip grating couplers realized using an advanced CMOS-compatible silicon-on-insulator platform, Optics Express, 18(17), p.18278-18283 (2010)  Download this Publication (744KB).
  12. R. Halir, D. Vermeulen, G. Roelkens, Reducing polarization dependent loss of silicon-on-insulator fiber to chip grating couplers, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 22(6), p.389-391 (2010)  Download this Publication (312KB).
  13. G. Roelkens, D. Vermeulen, F. Van Laere, S. Selvaraja, S. Scheerlinck, D. Taillaert, W. Bogaerts, P. Dumon, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, Bridging the Gap Between Nanophotonic Waveguide Circuits and Single Mode Optical Fibers Using Diffractive Grating Structures , Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (invited), 10, p.1551-1562  (2010)  Download this Publication (3MB).
  14. G. Roelkens, D. Vermeulen, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, S. Brision, P. Lyan, P. Gautier, J.-M. Fedeli, High efficiency diffractive grating couplers for interfacing a single mode optical fiber with a nanophotonic silicon-on-insulator waveguide circuit, Applied Physics Letters, 92(13), p.131101 (2008)  Download this Publication (150KB).
    Book / Book Chapter

  1. W. Bogaerts, D. Vermeulen, Off-chip coupling, Handbook of Silicon Photonics (invited), p.97-138 (2013)  Download this Publication (1.4MB).
    International Conferences

  1. S. Werquin, D. Vermeulen, A. Goes, A. Van Eeghem, P. Dubruel, P. Bienstman, Improved performance of highly multiplexed silicion-on-insulator microring sensor chips by surface structure implementation, Nanoscale Imaging, Sensing, and Actuation for Biomedical Applications XI, 8954, United States, (2014)  Download this Publication (651KB).
  2. P. Sanchis, M. Aamer, A. Brimont, A. Gutierrez, N. Sotiropoulos, D. Thomson, F. Gardes, G. Reed, K. Ribaud, P. Grosse, J. Hartmann, J.M. Fedeli, D. Marris-Morini, E. Cassan, L. Vivien, D. Vermeulen, G. Roelkens, A. Hakansson, Silicon CMOS photonics platform for enabling high-speed DQPSK transceivers, ICTON (invited), Spain, p.paper Tu.D2,2 (2013)  Download this Publication (1.2MB).
  3. G. Roelkens, D. Vermeulen, Y. Li, Y. De Koninck, S. Selvaraja, K. Van Acoleyen, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, Silicon grating structures for optical fiber interfacing and III-V/silicon opto-electronic components, SPIE Photonics West Conference 2013 - High Contrast Metastructures II (invited), 8633, United States, p.86330S (2013)  Download this Publication (637KB).
  4. A. Hakansson, M. Aamer, A. Brimont, P. Sanchis, J.M. Fedeli, L. Vivien, Ph. Grosse, J.M. Hartmann, D. Vermeulen, G. Roelkens, Compact silicon differential receiver with integrated zero biased balanced detection, 9th International Conference on Group IV Photonics, United States, p.165-167 (2012)  Download this Publication (427KB).
  5. D. Vermeulen, G. Roelkens, D. Van Thourhout, C. Doerr, Silicon photonics for optical fiber communication applications, APC 2012 (invited), China, p.paper ATh3B5 (2012)  Download this Publication (64KB).
  6. S. Selvaraja, Gayle Murdoch, Alexey Milenin , Christie Delvaux, Patrick Ong, S. Pathak, D. Vermeulen, Gunther Sterckx, Gustaf Winroth, Peter Verheyen, Guy Lepage, R. Baets, W. Bogaerts, J. Van Campenhout, Philippe Absil, Advanced 300-mm Waferscale Patterning for Silicon Photonics Devices with Record Low Loss and Phase Errors, 17th OptoElectronics and Communications Conference (OECC 2012), South Korea, p.PDP2-2 p15 (2012)  Download this Publication (241KB).
  7. G. Murdoch, A. Milenin, C. Delveauz, P. Ong, S. Pathak, D. Vermeulen, G. Sterckx, G. Winroth, P. Verheyen, G. Lepage, W. Bogaerts, R. Baets, J. Van Campenhout, P. Absil, Advanced 300-mm waferscale patterning for silicon photonics devices with record low loss and phase errors, the 17th OpeoElectronics and Communications Conference, South Korea, p.15-16 (2012)  Download this Publication (147KB).
  8. P. De Heyn, D. Vermeulen, T. Van Vaerenbergh, B. Kuyken, D. Van Thourhout, Ultra-high Q and finesse all-pass microring resonators on Silicon-on-Insulator using rib waveguides, 16th European Conference on Integrated Optics and technical exhibition, Spain, p.paper 195 (2012)  Download this Publication (255KB).
  9. N. Sotiropoulos, H. de Waardt, A. Koonen, D. Vermeulen, G. Roelkens, Performance of 80 Gb/s MMI-based DQPSK demodulator on SOI, 16th European Conference on Integrated Optics (ECIO 2012), Spain, p.paper 53 (2012)  Download this Publication (502KB).
  10. M. Aamer, A. Gutierrez, A. Brimont, A. Griol, P. Sanchis, D. Vermeulen, G. Roelkens, Experimental demonstration of an ultra compact SOI polarization rotator, 16th European Conference on Integrated Optics (ECIO 2012), Spain, p.paper 36 (2012)  Download this Publication (298KB).
  11. T. Claes, D. Vermeulen, P. De Heyn, K. De Vos, G. Roelkens, D. Van Thourhout, P. Bienstman, Towards a silicon dual polarization ring resonator sensor for multiplexed and label-free structural analysis of molecular interactions, XI Conference on Optical Chemical Sensors and biosensors ( EUROPTRODE XI), Spain, p.159 (2012)  Download this Publication (188KB).
  12. Y. Li, D. Vermeulen, Y. De Koninck, G. Yurtsever, G. Roelkens, R. Baets, Fiber couplers for silicon-on-insulator photonic IC, Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 2012, p.JTh2A.8 (2012)  Download this Publication (931KB).
  13. G. Roelkens, S. Keyvaninia, S. Stankovic, M. Tassaert, N. Hattasan, A. Gassenq, P. De Heyn, Y. De Koninck, P. Mechet, R. Kumar, M. Muneeb, D. Vermeulen, G. Morthier, R. Baets, D. Van Thourhout, III-V-on-silicon membrane photonics for near-infrared and mid-infrared applications, 16th European Conference on Integrated Optics (ECIO 2012) (invited), Spain, (2012)  Download this Publication (493KB).
  14. L. Wang, Y. Li, M. Porcel, D. Vermeulen, X. Han, J. Wang, X. Jian, M. Zhao, G. Morthier, Grating couplers in polymer with a thin Si3N4 layer embeded, SPIE Photonics West 2012, 8258, United States, p.825817-1~7 (2012)  Download this Publication (3.8MB).
  15. D. Vermeulen, P. De Heyn, T. Van Vaerenbergh, W. Bogaerts, G. Roelkens, Silicon-on-Insulator polarization rotating micro-ring resonator, IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), United States, p.875-876 (2011)  Download this Publication (126KB).
  16. D. Vermeulen, Y. De Koninck, Y. Li, E. Lambert, W. Bogaerts, R. Baets, G. Roelkens, Reflectionless Grating Coupling for Silicon-on-Insulator Integrated Circuits, 8th International Conference in Group IV Photonics 2011, United Kingdom, p.74-76 (P1.6) (2011)  Download this Publication (1.9MB).
  17. B. Kuyken, N. Hattasan, D. Vermeulen, S. Selvaraja, W. Bogaerts, W. M. J. Green, R. Baets, G. Roelkens, Highly efficient broadband silicon-on-insulator grating couplers for the short wave infrared wavelength range, Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nano-Photonics (IPR), Canada, p.IMB6 (2011)  Download this Publication (673KB).
  18. G. Roelkens, S. Stankovic, S. Keyvaninia, D. Vermeulen, M. Muneeb, R. Baets, D. Van Thourhout, III-V/silicon photonic integrated circuits for communication applications, OECC (invited), Taiwan, p.8S1 (2011)  Download this Publication (287KB).
  19. T. Spuesens, L. Liu, D. Vermeulen, J. Zhao, P. Rojo Romeo, P. Regreny, L. Grenouillet, J.M. Fedeli, D. Van Thourhout, Integration of photodetectors with lasers for optical interconnects using 200 mm waferscale III-V/SOI technology, The Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC) and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (NFOEC) 2011, (2011)  Download this Publication (291KB).
  20. P. De Heyn, B. Kuyken, D. Vermeulen, W. Bogaerts, D. Van Thourhout, High-performance low-loss silicon-on-insulator microring resonators using TM-polarized light, The Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC) and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (NFOEC) 2011,  , United States, p.paper OThV2 (3 pages) (2011)  Download this Publication (299KB).
  21. P. De Heyn, B. Kuyken, D. Vermeulen, W. Bogaerts, D. Van Thourhout, Improved intrinsic Q of Silicon-on-Insulator microring resonators using TM-polarized light, Proceedings of the 2010 Annual Symposium of the IEEE Photonics Benelux Chapter, Netherlands, p.197-200 (2010)  Download this Publication (227KB).
  22. D. Vermeulen, S. Selvaraja, R. Halir, W. Bogaerts, D. Van Thourhout, G. Roelkens, Photonic Integrated Circuits on SOI for Optical Fiber Communication Applications, 15th Annual Symposium of the IEEE Photonics Benelux Chapter, Netherlands, (2010)  Download this Publication (229KB).
  23. D. Vermeulen, S. Selvaraja, W. Bogaerts, G. Roelkens, High-efficiency broadband CMOS-compatible polarization rotator on SOI, Group IV photonics, China, p.WC6 (2010)  Download this Publication (299KB).
  24. G. Roelkens, D. Vermeulen, L. Liu, T. Spuesens, R. Kumar, P. Mechet, K. Huybrechts, S. Keyvaninia, S. Stankovic, M. Tassaert, P. De Heyn, K. Komorowska, S. Selvaraja, D. Van Thourhout, G. Morthier, R. Baets, R. Halir, III-V/silicon photonic integrated circuits for FTTH and optical interconnect, IB2COM (invited), Spain, (2010)  Download this Publication (891KB).
  25. E. Lambert, M. Fiers, W. Bogaerts, D. Vermeulen, P. Bienstman, A Python Software Framework for the Design of Photonic Integrated Circuits, EuroScipy 2010, France, (2010)  Download this Publication (1.3MB).
  26. D. Vermeulen, T. Spuesens, P. De Heyn, P. Mechet, R. Notzel, S. Verstuyft, D. Van Thourhout, G. Roelkens, III-V/SOI photonic integrated circuit for FTTH central office transceivers in a PTP network configuration, ECOC, Italy, p.Tu.5.C.2 (2010)  Download this Publication (889KB).
  27. D. Vermeulen, K. Van Acoleyen, S. Ghosh, S. Selvaraja, W.A.D. De Cort, N.A Yebo, E. Hallynck, K. De Vos, P.P.P. Debackere, P. Dumon, W. Bogaerts, G. Roelkens, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, Efficient Tapering to the Fundamental Quasi-TM Mode in Asymmetrical Waveguides, ECIO, United Kingdom, p.paper WeP16 (2 pages) (2010)  Download this Publication (705KB).
  28. Halir Robert, D. Vermeulen, G. Roelkens, Silicon-on-insulator tunable wavelength router with minimized polarization dependent loss, The Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC) and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (NFOEC) 2010, United States, p.OWJ1 (2010)  Download this Publication (7.4MB).
  29. D. Vermeulen, S. Selvaraja, P. Verheyen, G. Lepage, W. Bogaerts, G. Roelkens, High-efficiency Silicon-On-Insulator Fiber-to-Chip Grating Couplers Using a Silicon Overlay, Group IV photonics, United States, p.FPd1 (2009)  Download this Publication (220KB).
  30. S. Selvaraja, D. Vermeulen, Marc Schaekers, Erik Sleeckx, W. Bogaerts, G. Roelkens, P. Dumon, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, Highly Efficient Grating Coupler between Optical Fiber and Silicon Photonic Circuit, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) 2009 , United States, p.CTuC6 (2009)  Download this Publication (269KB).
  31. G. Roelkens, D. Taillaert, F. Van Laere, D. Vermeulen, J. Schrauwen, S. Scheerlinck, T. Claes, W. Bogaerts, P. Dumon, S. Selvaraja, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, Interfacing optical fibers and high refractive indx contrast waveguide circuits using diffractive grating couplers, Photonics West (invited), United States, (2009)  Download this Publication (1.8MB).
  32. D. Vermeulen, G. Roelkens, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, SOI 1D and 2D photonic crystal structures for polarization independent fiber-to-chip coupling and duplexing operation, The 8th International Photonic & Electromagnetic Crystal Structures Meeting (PECS), Australia, (2009)  Download this Publication (227KB).
  33. D. Vermeulen, G. Roelkens, J. Brouckaert, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, Integration of a fiber-to-the-home transceiver on a silicon nanophotonics platform, CMOS Photonics, 5th Optoelectronic and Photonic Winter School, Italy, (2009)  Download this Publication (272KB).
  34. D. Vermeulen, G. Roelkens, J. Brouckaert, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, Towards an Integrated Fiber-To-The-Home Transceiver on a Silicon Nanophotonics platform, 13th Annual Symposium of the IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter, Netherlands, p.87-90 (2008)  Download this Publication (266KB).
  35. W. Bogaerts, L. Liu, S. Selvaraja, J. Brouckaert, D. Taillaert, D. Vermeulen, G. Roelkens, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, Silicon nanophotonic waveguides and their applications, Asia-Pacific Optical Communications (APOC) 2008 (invited), 7134, China, p. 71341O-71341O-13 (2008)  Download this Publication (1.1MB).
  36. D. Vermeulen, G. Roelkens, J. Brouckaert, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, R. Duijn, E. Pluk, G. Van den Hoven, Silicon-on-insulator nanophotonic waveguide circuit for fiber-to-the home transceivers, ECOC, Belgium, p.Tu.3.C.6 (2008)  Download this Publication (721KB).
  37. G. Roelkens, D. Vermeulen, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, S. Brision, P. Lyan, P. Gautier, J.M. Fedeli, High efficiency SOI fiber-to-waveguide grating couplers fabricated using CMOS technology, IPNRA, United States, (2008)  Download this Publication (232KB).
      National Conferences

    1. D. Vermeulen, G. Roelkens, D. Van Thourhout, Photonic Integrated Wavelength Router on SOI for Optical Fiber Communication Applications, 11e UGent - Firw Doctoraatssymposium, Belgium, (2010)  Download this Publication (92KB).
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