Advanced Electronics and Photonics Research Centre

We keep Canadians and the world connected by pushing the boundaries in photonics and electronics research and the development of new communication technologies. Our focus is the application of photonics to telecommunications and sensor components. Our primary areas of research and development are semiconductor photonics and electronic devices.

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Technical and advisory services

  • Integrated Optics
  • Semiconductor Lasers
  • Sensors
  • Printable Electronics
  • Fabrication Processes and Prototyping

Why work with us

Ruth Rayman

Ruth Rayman
Director General

We add value by reducing time to market through expert multidisciplinary technical solutions.

We provide expert, research-based advice on design and simulation, materials, fabrication, integration and full-scale testing.

Our engagement models:

  • Research
  • Collaborative research
  • Technical and advisory service
  • Fabrication
  • Licensing

We work with all players in the photonics and electronics industry, in Canada and internationally:

  • Start-ups
  • Small and medium sized enterprises
  • Multinationals
  • Research organizations
  • Universities
  • Government departments
Research and development cycle flow chart
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Our research and development cycle from novel concept, to design and simulation, to materials, to fabrication, to integration and packaging, to testing, and back through the cycle with design and simulation, until demonstration.

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