|Authors: ||R. Baets|
|Title: ||Medical device applications of silicon and silicon nitride integrated photonics|
|Format: ||International Conference Proceedings|
|Publication date: ||4/2019|
|Journal/Conference/Book: ||SPIE Optics and Optoelectronics
|Location: ||Prague, Czech Republic|
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Many medical device applications are in great need of compact, robust and low-cost sensors. Optics provides a wealth of light-enabled sensing principles. Considering both factors together there is an enormous potential for medical devices implemented by means of photonic integration technologies, especially when they build on the nano-scale maturity of the CMOS-world. In this talk I will discuss several examples of proof-of-concept medical devices implemented by means of silicon or silicon nitride photonic ICs, both for in-vitro and in-vivo applications.