The Integrated Systems Laboratory is the research group of Prof. Tony Chan Carusone in the University of Toronto’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Our research is focused on digital and analog integrated circuits that process information at high speed. Through our network of government and industry partners, we are having an impact on pressing real-world problems. Visit our IC Design Gallery for snapshots of past projects.

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  • Best Paper at DesignCon 2023
    For the second time in three years, ISL research has been recognized with a Best Paper Award at DesignCon, the premier high-speed communications and system design conference and expo for chip, board, and systems design engineers. Titled “Statistical BER Analysis of Concatenated FEC in Multi-Part Links,” the paper tackles a pressing challenge in 200+Gbps wireline … Read more
  • 160Gbps Optical Receiver Results at ECOC
    Dhruv Patel did an excellent job demonstrating his 16nm CMOS optical receiver and reporting the results at ECOC in Basel, Switzerland, in September 2022.
  • CICC 2022 Outstanding Student Paper Award
    Our work showing the potential for CMOS optical transceivers at 100+Gbps continues to get attention. Congratulations Dhruv Patel and Alireza Sharif Bakhtiar for bringing home the Outstanding Student Paper Award at CICC 2022!


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