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Mellanox Readies First 200 Gb/s Silicon Photonics Devices

Mar 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.

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 Gb/s optical transceivers. The advance promises to offer a more economical way to move the huge amounts of data required for cloud computing and big data applications. It’s a significant milestone for Read more…

Breakthrough for Photonic-Electronic Microchips

Oct 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 Micron Technology Inc. as a potential Moore’s Law extender. The technology of silicon photonics refers to using light, instead of electrical wires, to enable silicon-based transistors to communicate on a single chip. Read more…

Intel Lights Up Silicon Photonics at Open Compute Summit

Jan 17, 2013 |

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

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

Feb 9, 2011 |

If chip progress stalls, blame the interconnect bottleneck.

Intel Demos 50 Gbps Silicon Photonics Prototype

Jul 27, 2010 |

Chip maker aims to revolutionize computing with integrated photonics devices.

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

Dec 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.