On-Chip Optical Links Are One Step Closer To Reality

On-Chip Optical Links Are One Step Closer To Reality

Ayar Labs looks like it is just about ready to put its optical I/O chiplet technology into commercial datacenter products.  A presentation at the recent Hot Chips conference revealed a lot more detail about Ayar’s technology than it has have offered in the past, while...
Ayar Labs and Intel add optical input-output to an FPGA

Ayar Labs and Intel add optical input-output to an FPGA

Intel has teamed with several partners in addition to Ayar Labs for its FPGA-based silicon-in-package design, part of the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) project.  Ayar Labs used the Hot Chips conference, held in Palo Alto, California in August,...
Ayar Labs Realizes In-Package Optics

Ayar Labs Realizes In-Package Optics

The holy grail of monolithic silicon photonics remains over the horizon, but photonic chiplets will enable leading-edge digital SoCs with in-package optics. In a segment littered with failed startups, Ayar Labs hopes to commercialize in-package optics using silicon...
Ayar Labs Realizes In-Package Optics

Ayar Labs to Demo Photonics Chiplet in FPGA Package at Hot Chips

Silicon startup Ayar Labs continues to gain momentum with its DARPA-backed optical chiplet technology that puts advanced electronics and optics on the same chip using standard CMOS fabrication. At Hot Chips 31 in Stanford, Calif., this week, Ayar Labs will show...
Ayar Labs prepares for the era of co-packaged optics

Ayar Labs prepares for the era of co-packaged optics

Published in Gazettabyte Part 1: Ayar Labs Ayar Labs is readying its co-packaged optics technology for scaled production in the second half of 2020. So says CEO Charlie Wuischpard who joined the start-up in late 2018 after it secured $24 million in funding to...

First Silicon for Photonics Startup with DARPA Roots

Ayar Labs, a silicon photonics startup based in Emeryville, California, is getting set to tape out its electro-optical I/O chip, which will become the basis of its first commercial product. Known as TeraPHY, it’s designed to enable chip-to-chip communication at...

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