Australian Silicon Photonics

CUDOS researchers at RMIT launch commercial service

CUDOS Chief Investigator Professor Arnan Mitchell and his team at RMIT University have launched a new service for Australian researchers and the data industry: Australian Silicon Photonics – a passive silicon photonic device prototyping service that will dramatically change the nature of Australian research and development based on Silicon Photonics. Read the full story here and visit the Australian Silicon Photonics website for enquiries.

CUDOS is funded by the Australian Research Council under the Centres of Excellence Program , with further support from our six constituent universities, fifteen partner investigators, and the New South Wales State Government.

News Highlights

de Sterke

Martijn de Sterke awarded Esther Hoffman Beller Medal


Professor Martijn de Sterke, CUDOS Chief Investigator from the University of Sydney has been awarded the prestigious Esther Hoffman Beller Medal by the Optical Society (OSA), recognising his outstanding contributions to optics and photonics education.

NSSN sensor

CUDOS Director co-leads NSW Smart Sensing Network NSSN


CUDOS is a partner in the NSW Smart Sensing Network (NSSN), addressing real-world problems in NSW and beyond through sensing technologies.


CUDOS invention solves complex photonic integrated circuits problem


CUDOS PhD student Andri Mahendra built an integrated circuits controller that enables complex photonic devices to be more robust to internal and external disturbances, addressing one of the key issues in the photonics integration industry.

Research Highlights
Coming Up

19-22 February 2017

16th Annual CUDOS Workshop
Central Coast, Australia

27-28 February 2017

6th OASIS - 2017
Tel Aviv, Israel

27 Feb - 01 Mar 2017

Photoptics 2017
Porto, Portugal

3-7 April 2017

SPIE Photonics Europe
Brussels, Belgium

14-19 May 2017

San Jose, USA