Lumerical OFC Hackathon Device Challenge

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In Collaboration with the OFC Lab Automation Hackathon.


We are honored to co-host the device simulation challenge at the 2020 OFC Lab Automation Hackathon with Acacia, Nokia Bell Labs and the Chalmers University of Technology. Contestants compete to design the best optimized 4-channel CWDMs for the O-band using the Python Automation API along with FDTD and MODE photonic solvers provided by Lumerical. The winning entries will be announced at the hackathon event. Please contact Peter Hallschmid or Binbin Guan for questions.

Key Dates

Contest opens February 6, 2020
Designs and results submitted by 11:59pm PST Thursday 5 March, 2020
Winning designs announced at OFC Lab Automation Hackathon, 20:00 – 22:00 Sunday 8 March, 2020.

Challenge Details

Please read this post for all details of the Device Challenge.

Software Licenses

Lumerical provides free 1-month evaluation licenses of simulation tools (FDTD, MODE, INTERCONNECT & Automation API) for registered contestants. You will receive a follow-up email with license instructions within two business days of registration.

Lumerical OFC Hackathon Device Challenge

March 8, 2020 11:59 pm - March 5, 2020 11:00 pm
(America/Vancouver -08:00 GMT)
San Diego, CA, USA
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