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LabExT - Laboratory Experiment Tool

LabExT, short for Laboratory Experiment Tool, is a software environment for performing laboratory experiments on silicon-photonic devices and chips. The tool is free, written in Python 3.8 and uses the I/O API VISA through pyvisa.

To get started, install then configure LabExT. Then you are ready to execute the first measurement.

Apart from this documentation, check out:

  • the GitHub repository at
  • the ad-hoc compiled docu available by pressing F1 in the main window or through the Help menu.