GlobalFoundries, Ayar Labs Team Up to Commercialize Optical I/O

December 4, 2017

GlobalFoundries (GF) and Ayar Labs, a startup focused on using light, instead of electricity, to transfer data between chips, today announced they've entered in Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Mellanox Readies First 200 Gb/s Silicon Photonics Devices

March 22, 2016

At the Optical Fiber Conference taking place from March 22-24 in Anaheim, Calif., Mellanox is announcing an "important milestone" on the road to High Data Rate (HDR) 200Gb/s InfiniBand and Ethernet networks. At the trade show, the company is demonstrating 50 Gb/s silicon photonics optical modulators and detectors, which will comprise key elements of 200 Gb/s and 400 Gb/s LinkX cables and transceivers. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

IBM Advances Silicon Photonics, Quantum Computing

May 14, 2015

Engineers at IBM have developed a fully integrated wavelength multiplexed silicon photonics chip, which the company says will soon enable manufacturing of 100 G Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Breakthrough for Photonic-Electronic Microchips

October 8, 2013

Silicon photonics is in the spotlight again, being pitched by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and M Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Intel Lights Up Silicon Photonics at Open Compute Summit

January 17, 2013

Technology will enable decoupling of compute and storage in server racks. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Without Silicon Photonics, Moore’s Law Won’t Matter

February 9, 2011

If chip progress stalls, blame the interconnect bottleneck. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Intel Demos 50 Gbps Silicon Photonics Prototype

July 27, 2010

Chip maker aims to revolutionize computing with integrated photonics devices. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Intel Cites Advance in Using Silicon in Data Products; Claim Is Challenged

December 8, 2008

Intel Corp. is claiming another advance in creating optical communications components from silicon, an effort designed to reduce the cost and increase the speed of transmitting computer data. Read more…

By Don Clark

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