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“From an industrial point of view, our collaboration with B-Phot is interesting, because they have no problem meeting deadlines..."

Modelling & Design

The optical modelling and design platform hosts a team of researchers with wide-ranging expertise and know-how in the modelling and design of photonic systems, where passive optical components (such as lenses, filters and beam splitters), optical sources (such as LEDs, lasers, and incandescent light sources), and detectors are combined. The members of this team make use of a powerful computer cluster and a variety of professional software tools (such as sequential and non-sequential ray-tracing software, Beam Propagation Methods, Finite Difference Time Domain algorithms, rigorous electromagnetic beam propagation methods and tolerancing tools) to model and design micro-optical components, modules and systems. Presently the platform is heavily involved in solving modelling and design issues of micro-photonic modules or systems to support the strategic research teams and the industrial task forces with their projects

Responsible: Michael Vervaeke
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Hugo Thienpont
Prof. Dr. Ir.
Hugo Thienpont
Managing Director
Nadia Cornand

Nadia Cornand
+32 2 791 68 52

How to reach B-Phot?

VUB - Campus Etterbeek
Pleinlaan 2
1050 Elsene
Building F - 9th floor

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