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Research and development

VLC Photonics is open to any R&D collaboration, two-way partnership or in a consortia, with Universities, Research institutions and Private companies. If you are interested in exploring any research topic related to photonic integration, or just getting a copy of any of these publications, please contact us at

VLC Photonics is also involved in several research activities in the fields of nanotechnology and photonics, mostly focused now in integrated quantum optics and photonic graphene modelling. Below you will find a selection of the most significant scientific contributions as well as current research projects:







On-going R&D projects

Toward wireless communication systems beyond 0.1 THz radiation for free space sort range and ultra-high bandwidth links

Hybrid photonic integrated technology platform development for fast and dynamic re-allocation of bandwidth in metropolitan networks

Development of an heterogeneous-based platform to integrate InP QD laser structures on SiN waveguides

Development of a high performance and low power reprogrammable photonic integrated circuit based on MEMs SiPh integrated technology

Pilot line for supporting life science and biomedical applications on silicon nitride-based photonic integrated platforms

Spanish national project under ministry of economy and business and The Secretary of State for Digital Advance.

To drive and co-integrate PIC-based Continuos-Variable Quantum Key Distribution (CV-QKD) and Quantum Random Number Generator (QRNG) cryptograpy systems into the optical telecommunication netwrok market.

EC Manufacturing Pilot Line project for photonic integrated circuits. It is the Indium-Phosphide Pilot Line for up-scaled, low-barrier, self-sustained, PIC ecosystem.

Project that aims to develop 2D single photon sources integration into Photonic Integrated Circuits for quantum photonics applications.