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Mr. Xiangfeng Chen 

This person is working in this group since 2018.
Affiliation: Ghent University-IMEC
Address: Technologiepark-Zwijnaarde 126
B-9052 Gent
Office: iGent Tower, Office 150.011
ResearcherID: Y-9943-2019 
ORCID: 0000-0003-2931-8269
LinkedIn: xiangfeng-jimmy-chen
Research Area: Programmable Photonics
Promotor: Wim Bogaerts
I joined Photonic Research Group in 2018 and my research focus is on large scale programmable photonic circuits at both circuit and component levels.
I am from Deyang City,Sichuan Province, China. I enjoy the interdisciplinary nature of photonic engineering and it shapes who I am. I was originally trained as a material scientist and completed a transition to an optical engineer during my years at the Center for Optical Materials Science and Engineering Technologies (COMSET, Clemson University, SC, US). I had research journey designing PIC building blocks and fabrication experience in both cleanrooms at the Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology(IEN, Georgia Tech, GA, US) and COMSET. I received Ms degree by carrying out research on array waveguide gratings for III-V on silicon nitride hybrid integration.

Specific Research Topics

Publications (10)

    International Journals

  1. X. Chen, P. Stroobant, M. Pickavet, W. Bogaerts, Graph Representations for Programmable Photonic Circuits, IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, 38(15), p.4009-4018 doi:10.1109/JLT.2020.2984990 (2020)  Download this Publication (3.6MB).
    Book / Book Chapter

  1. W. Bogaerts, X. Chen, M. Wang, I. Zand, H. Deng, L. Van Iseghem, A. Ribeiro, A. Diaz Tormo , U. Khan, Programmable Silicon Photonic Integrated Circuits , IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC) (invited), Canada, (2020)  Download this Publication (1.2MB).
    International Conferences

  1. W. Bogaerts, X. Chen, I. Zand, M. Wang, H. Deng, L. Van Iseghem, A. Rahim, U. Khan, Tutorial: Programmable Integrated Photonics, European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) (invited), p.paper Tu4B-1 (3 pages) doi:10.1109/ECOC48923.2020.9333192 (2020)  Download this Publication (611KB).
  2. W. Bogaerts, X. Chen, M. Wang, I. Zand, H. Deng, L. Van Iseghem, A. Ribeiro, A. Diaz Tormo , U. Khan, Programmable Silicon Photonic Integrated Circuits, IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC) (invited), Canada, p.ThD2.1 doi:10.1109/IPC47351.2020.9252475 (2020)  Download this Publication (2.4MB).
  3. W. Bogaerts, A. Rahim, X. Chen, L. Van Iseghem, H. Deng, M. Wang, I. Zand, A. Ribeiro, A. Diaz Tormo , U. Khan, Programmable Photonic Circuits: a flexible way of manipulating light on chips, Frontiers in Optics (invited), United States, doi:10.1364/FIO.2020.FTh1C.1 (2020)  Download this Publication (1.7MB).
  4. W. Bogaerts, P. Edinger, A.Y. Takabayashi, I. Zand, X. Chen, H. Sattari, P. Verheyen, M. Jezzini, G. Talli, S. Kumar, M. Garcia-Porcel, A. Ribeiro, G. Jo, N. Quack, K. Gylfason, F. Niklaus, U. Khan, Building Large-Scale Programmable Photonic Circuits Using Silicon Photonics MEMS, OSA Advanced Photonics Congress - Photonics in Switching and Computing (invited), Canada, p.PsTh1F.1 doi:10.1364/PSC.2020.PsTh1F.1 (2020)  Download this Publication (663KB).
  5. I. Zand, X. Chen, W. Bogaerts, Application-specific Scaling in Programmable Photonic Circuits, European Conference on Integrated Optics, United States, p.10.3 (2020)  Download this Publication (1.6MB).
  6. W. Bogaerts, A. Ribeiro, M. Wang, L. Van Iseghem, H. Deng, I. Zand, X. Chen, U. Khan, Technologies for large-scale programmable photonic circuits, AOS Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (ACOFT) and Australian Conference on Optics, Lasers, and Spectroscopy (ACOLS) 2019 (invited), p.11200-55 (2019).
  7. X. Chen, W. Bogaerts, Building Graph-based Programming Strategies for Reconfigurable Photonic Circuits, Annual Symposium of the IEEE Photonics Society Benelux Chapter, Netherlands, p.1-4 (2019).
  8. X. Chen, W. Bogaerts, A Graph-based Design and Programming Strategy for Reconfigurable Photonic Circuits, IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topical Meeting Series (SUM) , United States, p.paper ME2.2 (2 pages) doi:10.1109/PHOSST.2019.8795068 (2019)  Download this Publication (1.6MB).
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