A spiral waveguide

A photonic chip integrated to a PCB

Coupling light into a spiral waveguide

A wide-band MMI

News & Events

April 2019: CORNERSTONE @ POEM Conference

CORNERSTONE will be present at the 2nd Photonic and OptoElectronic Materials (POEM) Conference in London on 9th-12th April 2019.

Dr Han Du, the CORNERSTONE PDK development leader will be presenting an invited talk.

More information about the event can be found here:


June 2019: CORNERSTONE @ PIERS Conference

Dr Han Du, the CORNERSTONE PDK development leader, and key process engineer will be attending the Progress IElectromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS) conference to give an invited talk.

Han's talk, entitled "CORNERSTONE: Silicon Photonics MPW Capability", will be presented in the "Photonics Packaging & Integration" special session.

The conference takes place 17th - 20th June, 2019 in Rome, Italy.

More information can be found on the conference website: piers.org/piers2019Rome/

October 2019: CORNERSTONE @ Enlighten Conference

Dr Callum Littlejohns, conference chairman and CORNERSTONE coordinator invites you to attend the 3rd silicon photonics Enlighten conference at the PHOTONEX EUROPE exhibition on Wednesday 9th October 2019, at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, UK.

The aim of the conference is to bring together members of both the academic and industrial communities to consider ways to work more effectively together in mutually beneficial collaborations.

Professor Graham Reed will be presenting a talk on behalf of the silicon photonics group at University of Southampton.

In addition, the Optoelectronics Research Centre invites you for complementary drinks at their exhibition stand after the speaker programme finishes.

More information can be found on the PHOTONEX website: www.photonex.org/photonex/19/


Contact us


Optoelectronics Research Centre
B53, Highfield Campus
University of Southampton
SO17 1BJ,

We are based on the 3rd floor in the Mountbatten building (B53), Highfield Campus, University of Southampton.

The campus map is available here.


Future Calls

Schedule & Cost

Below is the tentative schedule for future MPW calls (updated January 2019)*: *MPW schedule subject to change.

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University of Southampton (wafer-scale processing)
University of Glasgow (chip-level processing)
University of Surrey (ion implantation)

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