Sentea NV

Company details

Company name Sentea NV
Company type Micro Enterprise (less than 10 employees and revenues less than 2 MEUR)
Industry sector Photonics General
Activity description

Sentea is a spin-off of the joint Photonics Research Group of Ghent University and nano-technology research center IMEC. Founded in 2018 and backed by leading venture capitalists, Sentea has the ambition to become a market leader in fiber optic sensor interrogators, leveraging the benefits of Silicon Photonics, for highly accurate and robust structural health monitoring solutions which can predict and prevent failures even in the most harsh environments.

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Project information

Technology platform TP-5: Silicon-based Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs) or Chips
Application domain Information & Communication
Project scope

The assembly and characterization of a wavelength-tunable laser cavity, by combining custom-designed, commercially available III-V RSOA dies with a family of silicon photonic circuits that will be designed and fabricated in the context of this project.

Project leader Alex Liles
Project start November 2019
Project duration 12 months