Fabless start-up developer of ELECTRONIC & PHOTONIC transceiver
INTEGRATED CIRCUITS for SatCom applications.

who we are.

ABOUT LEO

Where

-in Attica Technology Park. Athens, Greece.

When

-founded February 2018.

What

-circuit design; transceiver electronics & photonics.
-products & design services.

Mission

-become the “go-to” EU supplier of high-performance EICs & PICs for “new space” photonic SatCom systems.

WHAT WE DO

BUSINESS FOCUS. PRODUCTS. SERVICES. R&D.

BUSINESS FOCUS

optical interconnects, high-speed intra- & inter-satellite optical links.

TECHNOLOGIES

our ICs are made within EU semiconductor foundries with industrially qualified CMOS/BiCMOS & silicon nano-photonic manufacturing processes

SERVICES

full-custom electronic & photonic IC design flow. concept, schematic, layout design & simulation.

-photonic / electronic circuit simulations - schematic & layout design - DRC / LVS analysis - EM modeling - RF simulations - equivalent circuit models - signal integrity analysis

PRODUCTS IN DEVELOPMENT

LEO-Tx-25G-OI: 4x 25 Gb/s VCSEL driver IC for optical interconnect transceivers.

LEO-RxCOH-25GBD-OISL: 25 GBd dual polarization coherent receiver PIC for optical ISLs.

R&D

we have raised 1M$ in R&D funding.

we lead multi-million EU projects on satellite constellations & photonic VHTS.

PEOPLE

OUR TEAM.

LEONTIOS STAMPOULIDIS, PhD

Founder

Nearly 20 years of product development, R&D & entreprenurial experience in the area of photonic systems for satellite communications & broadband ICT applications. Lead a number of commercial, ESA & EC-funded projects on the development of prototype-to-protoflight satellite lasercom sub-systems as well as a successful start-up acqusition. Currently leading LEO new IC product development/introduction & co-cordinating two multi-million R&D programmes funded by the European Commission focusing on next-gen satellite laser communications. Previously founder of Constelex Ltd & G&H Chief Scientist – Space Photonics division. PhD in photonic communication systems, ~100 publications in scientific journals/conferences & inventor of 3 patents.

ILIAS SOURIKOPOULOS, PhD

ANALOG/RF IC design engineer

Professional & R&D experience as an IC design engineer since 2004. PhD in IC design CNRS Institut d’Électronique de Microélectronique et de Nanotechnologie UMR 8520, University of Lille. Master’s degree in Integrated Circuit Design from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. R&D experience: succesful demonstration of equalizer integrated circuits for 60GHz receivers in 28nm FDSOI process. Tape-outs in 65nm TSMC CMOS & IHP 130 nm SiGe BiCMOS processes. Professional experience:-Helic Inc (now ANSYS) – micro-electroncis design & support of EM crosstalk analysis software.-IRCICA lab, Lille – detector IC design in 65nm CMOS technology. Publications in IEEE ISCAS & ESSIRC. 2 patents under review. 

AHMED OSMAN, PhD

PIC design engineer

BSc degree in Electronics Engineering, Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Greece. MSc degree in Optical Fibre Technologies from the University of Southampton, UK. PhD in the Silicon Photonics group in University of Southampton, supervised by Prof. Goran Mashanovich & Prof. Graham Reed. Delivered the complete development cycle of photonic integrated circuits including design, fabrication & characterization. Research highlights: Development of PICs based on germanium. Design & demonstration of suspended germanium & silicon waveguide circuits for the longwave-infrared. Integrated Quantum Cascade Lasers hybrid integrated with Germanium on Silicon waveguides . Professional experience: LEO Space Photonics PIC designer. Development of complete design flow for silicon photonic integrated circuits including circuit floor plan, schematic, PCell programming, layout & post-layout simulations. Design of coherent receiver & polarization components on SOI.

PICs for satellite constellations

-we co-ordinate.

-we design silicon photonics.

Photonics-enabled satellite payloads.

-we co-ordinate.

-we design high-speed transceiver ICs.

Optical feeder links.

-we design optical amplifier circuits.

our research.

PROJECTS

CONTACT US

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27 Neapoleos Street, Agia Paraskevi, 15341, Athens, Greece

within Lefkippos Technology Park, NCSRD

+30 6977 40 3691