ESA BIC

Europlanet BENELUX Hub

Vlaams Space Cluster

Optoelectronics

Optoelectronics (or optronics) is the study and application of electronic devices and systems that source, detect and control light, usually considered a sub-field of photonics. In this context, light often includes invisible forms of radiation such as gamma raysX-raysultraviolet and infrared, in addition to visible light. Optoelectronic devices are electrical-to-optical or optical-to-electrical transducers, or instruments that use such devices in their operation.[1] Electro-optics is often erroneously used as a synonym, but is a wider branch of physics that concerns all interactions between light and electric fields, whether or not they form part of an electronic device.

Optoelectronics is based on the quantum mechanical effects of light on electronic materials, especially semiconductors, sometimes in the presence of electric fields.[2]

Caeleste

CMOSIS

Deltatec

IMEC

Lambda-X

OIP Sensor Systems

OIP Sensor Systems

ON Semiconductor

Umicore Electro-Optic Materials

Université de Liège

Université Libre de Bruxelles

Xenics