In-Package Optical I/O

What is in-package optical I/O? A complete, housed chip-to-chip communication interconnect using light instead of copper.

In-package optical I/O is a complete chip-to-chip connectivity solution using light instead of electrical-based I/O methods in a single integrated circuit. The package includes an optical transceiver and switch on a chiplet that connects to an on-chip laser or light source.

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Ayar Labs Adds $25 Million in Expansion of its $130 Million Series C

Ayar Labs, a leader in silicon photonics for chip-to-chip connectivity, today announced it has raised an additional $25 million in Series C1 funding, bringing its total Series C raise to $155 million. The oversubscribed up round was led by new investor Capital TEN. VentureTech Alliance also entered the Series C expansion that included participation by previous investors Boardman Bay Capital Management, IAG Capital Partners, NVIDIA, and Tyche Partners.

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Ayar Labs + Intel

Anil Rao, VP & GM Systems Architecture & Engineering, Intel: Pushing the envelope with optical I/O.

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Pluggable Optics

Pluggable Optics

Pluggable optics — transceiver modules that connect network components to convert high-speed electrical signals into optical signals and vice versa.

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