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Welcome to the Lightwave Research Laboratory!

The Lightwave Research Laboratory is involved with multiple research programs on optical interconnection networks for advanced computing systems, data centers, optical packet-switched routers, and nanophotonic networks-on-chip for chip multiprocessors. We are developing a new class of nanoscale photonic interconnect technologies that seamlessly move data from on-chip networks, across memory and large computing systems with extreme energy efficiency. These future platforms, driven by nanophotonic-enabled interconnectivity, and the enormous bandwidth advantage of dense wavelength division multiplexing, will fundamentally transform the computation-communications architecture, to create systems able to meet explosive information demands at all scales.

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Join Us!

We currently have openings for Postdoctoral Fellows, PhD candidates, and MS students in our group! Interested candidates should contact Professor Bergman at bergman@ee.columbia.edu with their resume/CV and cover letter. We look forward to hearing from you! 

Photonics transforming the future of data-centers!