SIOE Conference Call for Abstracts

The Semiconductor and Integrated Opto-Electronics (SIOE) Conference will take place in Cardiff, Wales from 27-29 March 2018.

The conference aims to provide an informal atmosphere for the discussion of research in semiconductor opto-electronics.

Call for papers

Deadline for abstracts is Thursday 1 February 2018.

Register here from 1st February 2018.


Contributions are sought in the form of oral papers (15 minutes including discussion) and poster papers.

Contributions are invited on the following indicative topics:

  • Growth and fabrication including well/wire/dash and dot materials and devices.
  • Solar cells/photovoltaics.
  • Mid-infra-red semiconductor opto-electronics.
  • Micro-cavity and photonic band-gap effects in semiconductor opto-electronics.
  • Semiconductor lasers and optical sources including organic LEDs and lasers.
  • Gallium Nitride (GaN) based materials and devices.
  • Theory and numerical simulations of semiconductor opto-electronic devices.
  • Optical detectors, modulators, amplifiers and switches.
  • All-optical and opto-electronic integrated circuits.


Abstracts (one A4 page in a form suitable for direct reproduction) should be sent to:

Dr Sarah Taylor Cardiff University School of Physics and Astronomy Cardiff CF24 3AA Wales, UK.

You can also email your submission to


Register for the Semiconductor and Integrated Opto-Electronics (SIOE) Conference.

Registration will open on Thursday 1 February 2018 and close on Tuesday 27 March 2018.

Register here from 1st February 2018.




Early bird registration (before 12 March 2018)
  • Delegates: £240
  • Student delegates: £190
Late registration (after 12 March 2018)
  • Delegates: £300
  • Student delegates: £240
Student registration

To obtain the student delegate rate, student registration forms must be signed by their supervisor. Forms will be made available on this site from Thursday 1 February 2018. Please note there is no VAT on conference fees.

Accompanying guests
  • Accompanying person at the banquet: £50
Retired scientists

Thanks to our sponsors we are able to support participation for a limited number of retired scientists, through reduction or waiver of the conference registration fee. Applicants are asked to complete a registration form and separately send a request for support to by Monday 12 March 2018. The registration form will be made available on this site from Thursday 1 February 2018.


Cardiff Castle’s grounds

The 2018 banquet is included in the cost of registration.

It will be held in the Banqueting Hall of Cardiff Castle with pre-dinner drinks in the Castle Library.