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Participation in scientific meetings

The consortium partners have participated in various scientific meetings to present the work done in Phresco. An overview per project year is given:

2016

  • “Collapse of the low temperature insulating state in Cr-doped V2O3 thin films”, American Physical Society March meeting, March 2016, Baltimore, USA (KU Leuven)
  • “VO2 thin films prepared on Si by low temperature MBE growth and ex-situ annealing”, American Physical Society March meeting, March 2016, Baltimore, USA (KU Leuven)
  • “An integrated photonics reservoir computing approach to signal equalization for telecommunications”, International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, July 2016, Trento, Italy (Invited paper UGent)
  • “Barium Titanate Thin Films Embedded in Silicon Photonic Structures for Ultra-Efficient Electro-Optical Tuning”: International Conference on Solid State Devices and Materials, September 2016, Tsukuba, Japan (Invited talk, IBM)
  • 3rd ACM International Conference on Nanoscale Computing and Communication, September 2016, New York, USA (UGent)

 

2017

  • “Resistance switching in vanadium oxides”, EMN conference on Memristive Switching and Network, Milan, Italy, August 2017 (Invited talk KU Leuven)
  • “The metal-insulator transition in vanadium oxide thin films and their applications” Strongly Correlated Electron Systems Conference, SCES, Prague, Czech Republic, July 2017 (KU Leuven)
  • “Resistive Switching in V2O3Thin Films Induced by Current Sweeps and Voltage Pulses”, SSDM 2017 conference, September 2017, Sendai, Japan (KU Leuven)
  • “On-Chip Passive Photonic Reservoir Computing with Integrated Optical Readout Rebooting Computing (ICRC)”, 2017 IEEE International Conference, Washington DC, November 2017 (Conference Paper, UGent)
  • “Multi-Level Optical Weights in Integrated Circuits”, IEEE International Conference on Rebooting Computing, Washington D.C, November 2017 (IBM)
  • “Barium titanate for silicon photonics: New opportunities for active circuits”, EMRS 2017, Warsaw, Poland, September 2017 (Invited talk, IBM)
  • “Functional Oxides for Photonics”, SSDM, Japan, September 2017 (Invited talk, IBM)
  • “Oxides for Photonics in Si microelectronics”, INFOS, Potsdam, Germany, June 2017 (Invited talk, IBM)
  • "Reservoir computing with nonlinear micro-resonators on a silicon photonics chip", Nolta 2017, paper 5192, session A3LC, Cancun, Mexico, December 2017 (UGent, CS)
  • "On-chip passive photonic reservoir computing with integrated optical readout", IEEE International Conference on Rebooting Computing, pp. 255-258, Washington, USA, November 2017 (UGent)
  • "Building scalable integrated silicon photonics reservoirs for signal processing", Frontiers in Optics, paper JTu2A.92, Washington, USA, September 2017 (UGent)
  • "Reservoir computing with signal-mixing cavities", ICTON, Girona, Spain, July 2017 (Invited talk, UGent)
  • "Reservoir computing on an active silicon photonics chip using nonlinear microring resonators", Dynamic Days Europe 2017, Szeged, Hungary, June 2017 (UGent, CS)

 

2018

  • “Silicon photonics enhanced with nonlinear barium titanate thin films”, European Optical Society Biennial Meeting (EOSAM) October 2018, Delft, Netherlands (IBM)
  • “Novel III-V and Electro-Optic Components Co-Integrated with Si Photonics”, Photonics in Switching and Computing, PSC, Crete, September 2018 (IBM)
  • “Record High Pockels Coefficient in PIC-Compatible BaTiO3/Si Photonic Devices”, ECOC, Rome, Italy, September 2018 (IBM)
  • “Monolithic integration of Si/BaTiO3 electro-optic modulators on a silicon photonics platform”, IPC, Reston, USA, September 2018 (IBM)
  • “Ferroelectric barium titanate embedded in silicon photonics – New opportunities for photonic circuits”, Group IV photonics, Cancun, Mexico, August 2018 (Invited talk, IBM)
  • “Electric Field Tuning of BaTiO3-on-Silicon Multi-Ring Resonators via the Pockels Effect”, Group IV photonics, Cancun, Mexico, August 2018 (IBM)
  • “Photonic reservoir computing”, SPIE Photonics Europe, Neuro-inspired photonic computer conference, Strasbourg, France, April 2018 (Invited talk, KU Leuven)
  • “Toward neuro-inspired computing using a small network of micro-ring resonators on an integrated photonic chip”, SPIE Photonics Europe, Neuro-inspired photonic computer conference, Strasbourg, France, April 2018 (CS)
  • “Non-von Neumann computing architectures using integrated optical reservoirs”, APS March meeting, Los Angeles, March 2018 (Invited talk, IBM)
  • “Silicon photonics neuromorphic computing and its application to telecommunications” ECOC2018, Rome (Invited talk, UGent)
  • “Integrated dielectric scatterers for fast optical classification of biological cells”, Photonics Europe 2018 (UGent)
  • “Photonic reservoir computing: a brain-inspired approach for information processing”, Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), San Diego, USA, March 2018 (Invited talk, UGent)
  • “Silicon photonics for neuromorphic information processing”, Photonics West, San Francisco, USA, January 2018 (UGent)
  • “First cryogenic electro-optic switch on silicon with high bandwidth and low power tunability”, IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM), December 2018, San Fransisco (IBM)
  • “An enhanced architecture for silicon photonic reservoir computing”, Cognitive Computing: Merging Concepts with Hardware, Hannover, Germany, December 2018 (UGent)
  • “Delay based reservoir computing on integrated photonic chips”, Cognitive Computing: Merging Concepts with Hardware, Hannover, Germany, December 2018 (UGent)
  • “Improving time series prediction with ensembles of integrated photonic reservoirs”, Cognitive Computing 2018: Merging Concepts with Hardware, Hannover, Germany, December 2018 (UGent)
  • “Numerical investigation of integrated dielectric pillars to simplify machine learning classification of cells”, Annual Symposium of the IEEE Photonics Benelux Chapter, Brussels, Belgium, November 2018 (UGent)
  • “Integrated delay based photonic reservoir computing”, Annual Symposium of the IEEE Photonics Society Benelux Chapter, Brussels, Belgium, November 2018 (UGent)
  • “Towards Smart Photonics Systems : Scalability, Integration, and Agility” International Symposium on Physics and Application of Laser diode, Hong-Kong, 2018 (CS)

 

2019

  • “Exploring the metal insulator transition in vanadium oxide films”, Insitut de Ciencia de Materials de Barcelona, ICMAB-CSIC, March 2019, Barcelona, Spain (Invited talk, KU Leuven)
  • “Photonic Delay-based Reservoir Computing Integrated on InP Chip”, CLEO Europe, Muenchen, June 2019 (UGent)
  • “Neuromorphic information processing using silicon photonics”, SPIE Optics and Photonics, San Diego, USA, August 2019 (Invited talk UGent)
  • “Photonic Reservoir Computing in Silicon Photonics”, CLEO, San Jose, USA, May 2019 (Invited talk UGent)
  • “All-Optical Readout for Integrated Photonic Reservoir Computing Systems”, Invited paper at ICTON 2019, July 2019 (UGent)
  • “ Multiple round-trip delay-based architecture for Is-integrated photonic reservoir computer” CLEO Conference, Munich 2019 (CS)
  • “ Silicon Photonic Chip for all-optical delay-based reservoir computer” PR’19 Photorefractive Photonics and Beyond, Gérardmer, France, July 2019 (CS)
  • “Metal-insulator transition materials and their applications in photonic devices”, M. Menghini, symposium ‘New materials for photonics’, E-MRS, Warsaw, September, 2019
  • “A strong Pockels effect in Silicon Photinic Devices”, F. Eltes, J. Fompeyrine, S. Abel, symposium ‘New materials for photonics’, E-MRS, Warsaw, September, 2019
  • “A power-efficient architecture for on-chip reservoir computing”, S. Sackesyn, C. Ma, A. Katumba, J. Dambre, P. Bienstman, ICANN 2019, Munich, Germany, September 2019
  • "Photonic Delay-based Reservoir Computing Integrated on InP Chip", K. Harkhoe, G. Verschaffelt, A. Katumba, P. Bienstman, G. Van der Sande, CLEO Europe, July 2019
  • "Neuromorphic information processing using silicon photonics", P. Bienstman, J. Dambre, A. Katumba, M. Freiberger, F. Laporte, A. Lugnan, S. Sackesyn, C. Ma, invited, SPIE Optics and Photonics, San Diego, USA, August 2019
  • "Photonic Reservoir Computing in Silicon Photonics", P. Bienstman, invited, CLEO, San Jose, USA, May 2019

 

Workshops

The consortium members participated in the following workshops:

  • Workshop on Cognitive phenomena, ESSDERC, 26 September 2016, Lausanne
  • Workshop “BEYOND! von Neumann bottleneck – Brain Inspired Computing”, International Center for Nano-Systems (ICNS), 11 – 14 Oct 2016
  • Co-organization of the US-Belgium Workshop: Memristive network for Future Computing together with Dr. Adam Stieg from California NanoSystems Institute, UCLA, USA. Aug 29-Sept 2 2016, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Barium Titanate integration on SiGe platform, Post-ECOC workshop 2016, 23 September 2016, Karlsruhe, Germany.
  • Co-organization of the IAP workshop “Dynamical Systems and Brain Inspired Computing”, supported by the International Solvay Institutes. organized by ULB (31 May – 2 June 2017)
  • Workshop “Dynamical Systems and Brain-Inspired Information Processing”, 4-6 Oct 2017, Konstanz, Germany
  • IHP workshop: European Microwave week: 8 – 13 Oct 2017, Nürnberg, Germany
  • Workshop Dynamical Systems and Brain Inspired Computing, May 2017, Brussels
  • Machine learning workshop at ECOC, Gothenburg, Sweden, September 2017
  • Organisation a half-day workshop on photonic computing at SPIE Photonics Europe, 23-26 April 2018 (M. Sciamanna & P. Bienstman co-chairs), approved by SPIE Invited talk at V Workshop on Dynamical Systems and Brain-inspired Information Processing, UGent, July 2019, Konstanz, Germany.
  • “Non-linear signal equalisation using silicon photonic reservoir computing", P. Bienstman, J. Dambre, A. Katumba, M. Freiberger, F. Laporte, A. Lugnan, S. Sackesyn, C. Ma, E. Gooskens, invited ECOC workshop, Dublin, Ireland, September 2019.
  • "Silicon Photonics Reservoir Computing at 32 Gbit/s", P. Bienstman, J. Dambre, A. Katumba, M. Freiberger, F. Laporte, A. Lugnan, S. Sackesyn, C. Ma, E. Gooskens, 5th Workshop on Dynamical Systems and Brain-Inspired Information Processing, Konstanz, Germany, July 2019.
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