AIM Photonics awarded $1.7M DoD integrated circuit project

The American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics), a public-private partnership to advance the nation’s photonics manufacturing capabilities, has been awarded a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Government-Directed Project for a photonic integrated circuit, integrating MWIR, and LWIR sources. The $1.7 million project will support a consortium of AIM Photonics members led by University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) and includes Northrop Grumman, the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, and the SUNY Polytechnic Institute.