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PIPES Researchers Demonstrate Optical Interconnects to Improve Performance of Digital Microelectronics

Researchers replace traditional electronic I/O with optical signaling interfaces to achieve major improvements in link reach and efficiencyUnder DARPA’s Photonics in the Package for Extreme Scalability (PIPES) program, researchers from Intel and Ayar Labs have...

Ayar Labs Raises $24M Series A

PALO ALTO and EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2018 — Ayar Labs, a company that improves the speed and energy efficiency of high performance computing systems with silicon chips that transmit data using light, has raised a $24M Series A to commercialize their...

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Ayar Labs in the Media

Global Foundries Blog | Silicon Photonics: A Marriage of Optical and Digital on GF’s RF Process

GLOBALFOUNDRIES and SiPh startup Ayar Labs have been collaborating since 2016 on a monolithic solution for in-package optical interconnects “It requires a very delicate balance to have the photonics and the RF CMOS circuits on the same chip. By integrating it all into...

CB Insights – Game Changing Startups 2020

The past few decades have seen unprecedented levels of innovation, especially in what Peter Thiel calls the world of “bits,” or software, internet, and mobile technology. According to Thiel, however, there’s a sense that the tech space “could be doing so much more,”...

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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...

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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,...

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