In The Spotlight: Ebru Arslan

June 22nd 2022  Having recently arrived at PHIX from Turkey, sales manager Ebru Arslan has been settling in very well, both to the team and to life in The Netherlands.  Why are some chemical reactions so violent? How exactly do electrons propagate in electrical wire?...

In The Spotlight: David Tiebout

May 4th 2022  David Tiebout encountered many hurdles throughout his childhood education, but he is now thriving at PHIX as a production operator with plenty of talent for further growth. In primary school, the young David often appeared a little absent-minded and...

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...

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...