Photonics Research Group Home
Ghent University Projects
About People Research Publications Education Services


back to project list 


Full Name: Electronic-Photonic Frequency Converter

Duration: 1/1/2014-1/6/2017 (Finished)


  • Antwerp Space


  • The development of a silicon photonics based RF frequency converter for use in a satellite payload.

INTEC's Role:

  • The development of the silicon photonics chip, including integration of III-V opto-electronic components.

People involved

Research topics involved

Publications in the framework of this project (3)

    International Journals

  1. K. Van Gasse, L. Bogaert, L. Breyne, J. Van Kerrebrouck, S. Dhoore, C. Op de Beeck, A. Katumba, C.Y. Wu, H. Li, J. Verbist, A. Rahim, A. Abbasi, B. Moeneclaey, Z. Wang, H. Chen, J. Van Campenhout, X. Yin, B. Kuyken, G. Morthier, J. Bauwelinck, G. Torfs, G. Roelkens, Analog radio-over-fiber transceivers based on III-V-on-silicon photonics, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters (invited), 30(21), p.1818-1821 doi:10.1109/LPT.2018.2867930 (2018)  Download this Publication (1.1MB).
  2. K. Van Gasse, Z. Wang, S. Uvin, B. De Deckere, J. Marien, L. Thomassen, G. Roelkens, Ka-band to L-band frequency down-conversion based on III-V-on-silicon photonic integrated circuits, CEAS Space Journal, 9(4), p.531-541 doi:10.1007/s12567-017-0179-z (2017).
  3. Z. Wang, K. Van Gasse, V. Moskalenko, S. Latkowski, E. Bente, B. Kuyken, G. Roelkens, A III-V-on-Si ultra dense comb laser, Light: Science & Applications, 6, p.e16260 doi: 10.1038/lsa.2016.260 (2017)  Download this Publication (2.1MB).