Photonic integrated circuit design
and analysis environment

Key INTERCONNECT applications include:

  • Optical Transceiver
  • Advanced Modulation Analysis
  • WDM Circuits
  • Fiber modelling
  • EDFA modelling
  • Switch design
  • Laser modelling
  • Electronic/Photonic design automation
  • Compact model libraries for PDKs
  • Yield Analysis
Hierarchical Schematic Editor
  • Hierarchical design of photonic integrated circuits
  • GUI and Lumerical script interface
  • Interoperability with Matlab
INTERCONNECT Schematic Editor
Circuit Solver
  • Frequency domain analysis
  • Transient Sample Mode Simulator
  • Transient Block Mode Simulator
  • Multi-mode and multi-channel support
  • Mixed signal representation
  • SPICE interface
Extensive Library of PIC Elements
INTERCONNECT element library
Visualization and Data Analysis
  • Design optimization framework
  • Statistical analysis
  • Parameter sweeps
  • Yield analysis
INTERCONNECT visualization
EDA and PDA Interoperability
INTERCONNECT interoperability
Compact Model Generation and Management

compact model generation
Notable Publications
Pond, J., Klein, J., Flueckiger, J., Wang, X., Lu, Z., Jhoja, J., Chrostowski, L. Predicting the yield of photonic integrated circuits using statistical compact modeling. Proc. SPIE10242. Integrated Optics: Physics and Simulations III. 102420S. doi:10.1117/12.2268845 (2017).
Cohen, E., Dolev, S, and Rosenblit, M. All-optical design for inherently energy- conserving reversible gates and circuits. Nat. Commun. 7:11424 doi:10.1038/ncomms11424 (2016).
Eldhose, P., Thomas, A., Dhawan, A., Sarangi, S.R. Active microring based tunable optical power splitters. Optics Communications. 359:311 doi:10.1016/j.optcom.2015.09.095 (2016).
Heins, M., Cone, C., Ferguson, J., Cao, R., Pond, J., Klein, J., Korthorst, T., Bakker, A., Stoffer, R. Design flow automation for silicon photonics: challenges, collaboration, and standardization. Silicon Photonics III. 122:98 doi:10.1007/978-3-642-10503- 6_4 (2016).
Zhang, X., Jian, J., Jin, H., Xu, P. Nested microring resonator with a doubled free spectral range for sensing application. Frontiers of Optoelectronics. 1. doi:10.1007/s12200-017-0670-3 (2017).
Chrostowski, L., Lu, Z., Flueckiger, J., Pond, J., Klein, J., Wang, X., Li, S., Tai, W., Hsu, E.Y., Kim, C., Ferguson, J., Cone, C. Schematic driven silicon photonics design. Proc. SPIE9751. 975103. doi:10.1117/12.2220298. (2016).
Chrostowski, L., Lu, Z., Flueckiger, J., Wang, X., Klein, J., Liu, A., Jhoja, J., Pond, J. Design and simulation of silicon photonic schematics and layouts. Proc. SPIE9891. 989114. doi:10.1117/12.2230376 (2016).
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