+44 (0)24 7671 8970
More publications     •     Advertise with us     •     Contact us
*/
News Article

ITRI and Ganvix extend GaN VCSEL venture

News

Next phase will focus on expanding wavelength range from blue to green, testing and packaging

ITRI has announced a continued partnership with Ganvix, a company developing GaN VCSELs on laser technology advancements. The two parties completed the development of the first blue GaN lasers and signed a phase II agreement to extend their joint venture.

GaN VCSELS operating in the blue wavelength range has been demonstrated successfully based on the close collaboration between Ganvix’s design and ITRI manufacturability. The next phase of development under the agreement will include expanding the wavelength range from blue to green; qualification testing; and packaging of discrete lasers and laser arrays.

Ganvix uses nano-porous technology to deliver compact, lightweight blue/green/UV VCSEL lasers that produce superior wavelength control, smaller spot size, and array architectures, allowing substantial innovation across a wide range of applications.

ITRI will continue to apply its substantial capability and infrastructure for the manufacture of electro-optic devices to accelerate Ganvix’s time to market. The resulting products will address the nascent opportunity for high-performance and low-cost GaN VCSELs in the billion-dollar global markets.

GaAs VCSELs that operate in the infrared spectrum are one of the fastest-growing technologies in electro-optics today. However, GaAs cannot emit light in the ultraviolet or visible (blue and green) wavelengths. For these applications, GaN is required, but there has been no commercially viable solution to form the laser cavity mirrors required until now. Ganvix has solved this problem using nano-porous technology to engineer the optical properties of GaN.

“For future metaverse application, the three-primary-colour VCSELs will play a key role,” commented Shih-Chieh Chang, general director of ITRI’s Electronic and Optoelectronic System Research Laboratories. “We are very happy to continue to deepen the cooperation with Ganvix and launch commercialised products, which can also drive Taiwan’s industries to enter the metaverse market,” he said.

“We are excited to announce the successful demonstration of blue VCSEL lasers using our proprietary nano porous GaN fabricated in collaboration with ITRI,” said John Fijol, CEO of Ganvix. “This marks a critical achievement enabling commercialisation of these new laser devices. We look forward to the next phase of our relationship working with ITRI to bring these devices to market.”

PIC International to return to Brussels – bigger and better than ever!


The leading global integrated photonics conference and exhibition will once again bring together key players from across the value chain for two-days of strategic technical sessions, dynamic talks and unrivalled networking opportunities.


Join us face-to-face on 18-19 April 2023

  • View the agenda.
  • 3 for the price of 1. Register your place and gain complementary access to TWO FURTHER industry leading conferences: CS International and Power Electronics International.
  • Email info@picinternational.net  or call +44 (0)24 7671 8970 for more details.

Register

Fast, narrow-linewidth tunable laser is a first
Luceda Photonics and Spark Photonics announce partnership
Imec demonstrates co-integration of high-quality SiN waveguide technology with silicon photonics platform
Toptica acquires Azurlight Systems
CEA-Leti Will Highlight Progress on Key Augmented Reality Building Blocks
Trumpf Venture invests in quantum startup
Trumpf to show latest lasers at Photonics West 2023
OpenLight appoints Adam Carter as CEO
Dutch consortium invests €3.5M in LioniX
POET releases optical engines for 100G, 200G and 400G
Thorlabs to acquire JML Optical
Vector appoints factory applications engineer
Trumpf expands VCSEL portfolio
Needle-free blood glucose monitoring
Vector Photonics appoints Peter Linton to drive PCSEL design
Closing the 'terahertz gap'
LioniX International Secures €3.5M Investment
Novel laser can transmit 200Gbps over 10km
III-V Lab counts on Riber MBE
US centre to tackle processor energy efficiency
High-performance Visible-light Lasers that Fit on a Fingertip
ANELLO Photonics Announce Silicon Photonics Optical Gyroscope
FBH presents latest light sources at Photonics West 2023
NIST and AIM team up on photonics chips
OpenLight unveils 800G DR8 PIC design to advance datacenter Interconnect industry
Characterisation of VCSELs, µLEDs and AR/VR displays
Vector Photonics fast-tracks PCSEL commercialisation
Changing the color of quantum light on an integrated chip
Jenoptik receives Thuringia Innovation Award 2022 for opto-electronic UFO Probe®Card
Silicon photonics is driven by data center applications
Scantinel lands €10M for next gen LiDAR
Improving optical coupling for hybrid photonic packaging

×
Search the news archive

To close this popup you can press escape or click the close icon.
Logo
×
Logo
×
Register - Step 1

You may choose to subscribe to the PIC Magazine, the PIC Newsletter, or both. You may also request additional information if required, before submitting your application.


Please subscribe me to:

 

You chose the industry type of "Other"

Please enter the industry that you work in:
Please enter the industry that you work in: