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Pioneering Photonic Integrated Combs

Pilot Photonics offers unique optical comb source and photonic integrated circuit solutions developed as part of a platform technology applicable to many markets including communications, spectroscopy, sensing and metrology. Our products’ form-factors range from bare chips to fully integrated opto-electronic modules.

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Technology

Pilot Photonics has developed the world’s smallest and most versatile optical comb source. Based on Photonic Integration, these devices measure just a few millimeters in length, but they offer significant benefits over conventional lasers

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Markets

Our technology offers disruptive value propositions for many industries including communications, space, and oil & gas.

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DTIF Boosts Pilot Photonics

Pilot Photonics has been chosen for the Irish government’s Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund (DTIF). Our proposal, Irish Lasers for the Internet of the Future (iLife), will focus Pilot’s comb laser technology on the capacity crunch problem of data demands beyond the limits of standard optical fibre networks.

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Key technologies
Technology

Photonic
Integration

Our photonic integration expertise enables us to design PICs to for a wide range of applications.

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Gain Switching for comb generation

The patented gain switching technique creates a flexible comb of coherent wavelengths.

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Integrated demux and
comb line selection

The ability to select individual comb lines is critical for communications, and frequency metrology.

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Product range
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products

Pilot Photonics produces innovative comb based products in a number of form-factors from bare chips up to fully integrated opto-electronic modules.

Target markets

Telecoms & Data Center networking

Pilot's integrated lasers, and laser combs are tackling problems in the optical access (NG-PON2) and optical transport (1T) markets.

Oil and Gas

Pilot's innovative dual-comb PICs can be applied to gas spectroscopy, and as fiber optic sensor interrogators for structural health, and down-well monitoring.

Space

Pilot's comb sources are currently being applied to many diverse space applications from light sources for atomic clocks, to sensor interrogators for satellite monitoring.

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