In The Spotlight: Zerihun Tegegne

Project manager Zerihun Tegegne gathered his expertise in microwave photonics and optoelectronics in many places in the world. In this edition of In The Spotlight we discover why someone who has traveled so far can still feel right at home in Twente. It’s tempting to...

PHIX launches silicon nitride spot size converters

PHIX introduces silicon nitride spot size converters for efficiently coupling light between fiber arrays and photonic integrated circuits. They complement our existing offering of IONext spot size converters and lensed fiber arrays. Silicon nitride (SiN) spot size...

In The Spotlight: Nienke Nijenhuis

PHIX design engineer Nienke Nijenhuis is a self-proclaimed homebird within a very international team. In this column In The Spotlight we get to know her a bit better! Born and raised in the Twente region of The Netherlands, Nienke Nijenhuis never lived more than 6...

A 2022 New Year’s greeting from PHIX CEO Albert Hasper

Our CEO Albert Hasper looks back on a very successful 2021 and states PHIX’s ambitions for 2022. For the second year in a row, people in The Netherlands had to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve in the partial isolation of a lockdown. While I was missing...

Drone-mounted photonics-enabled THz transceivers

The TERAWAY project develops a new generation of terahertz transceivers for 5G wireless networks. These modules can be deployed on aerial drones to provide communications coverage at large outdoor events. As the photonics packaging partner in this project, PHIX is...

IVAM interviews Albert Hasper

Dr. Jana Schwarze of the International Microtechnology Business Network IVAM recently interviewed PHIX CEO Albert Hasper about the current challenges of the European photonics industry. The special occasion was the launch of the IVAM Focus Group Photonics, of which...

Qmode project with QuiX

QuiX Quantum and PHIX started a collaboration in the project Qmode to overcome the packaging challenges of connecting large-scale quantum photonic processors to the outside world. Within the Qmode project, QuiX Quantum and PHIX work together to connect a large quantum...