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CMC Microsystems

2020 December OIDA Technology Showcase

01 - 03 December, 2020
In-person Event - Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC -05:00)

CMC Microsystems


Lowering Barriers to Technology Adoption

This presentation will describe the products and services that CMC delivers to increase the innovation capability of researchers and companies:

  • Design tools (software and/or cloud access)
  • Microfabrication, packaging, and assembly services to create working prototypes
  • Platform technologies
  • Training, support, networking
  • Contract engineering services



Dan DeptuckStaff Scientist, Optoelectronics Engineering, CMC Microsystems

Dan Deptuck holds the position of Staff Scientist, Optoelectronics Engineering at CMC Microsystems, where he leads the seven-member photonics group in the development and delivery of infrastructure and services to support research involving the design, fabrication and testing of photonic & optoelectronic device and microsystem prototypes.  The role of the photonics group includes the training of graduate students and other clients in the area of silicon photonics, and helping them prepare designs for fabrication.  Dan’s experience with silicon photonics includes managing the development of design kits at CMC, and the verification, merging and submission of numerous CMC client designs for fabrication through various silicon foundries (600+ designs since 2008).  Dan has a BSc. in physics (Queen's 1987), and a Ph.D. in physics (Princeton 1994). He has been employed by CMC since 2000 and prior to that worked for Queen's University where he taught physics and conducted research in low temperature condensed matter physics and particle physics.


Company Profile

CMC Microsystems has more than 35 years’ experience in delivering multi-project wafer services across a range of industrial-class technologies, including advanced microelectronics, photonics and MEMS. Based in Canada and supporting academia and industry, CMC reduces barriers to technology adoption by providing access to design tools, prototyping, value-added packaging & assembly services, and in-house expertise for first-time-right prototypes. CMC also offers options for dedicated engineering runs and full production wafers in different technologies.

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