We continue to track developments in silicon photonics and the integration of electronics, lasers, detectors, fiber optics, and more.
1. LFW contributing editor Jeff Hecht has been covering silicon photonics basically forever--here's his latest update
Silicon photonics evolve to meet real-world requirements (Laser Focus World)
2. On September 17, the OIDA is holding an important workshop on the the key-enabling technologies for photonic integration.
OIDA Status and Future of Photonic Integration Workshop (Optoelectronics Industry Development Association)
3. A certain large semiconductor manufacturer is trying to use silicon photonics for superfast data connections
Intel’s laser chips could make data centers run better (MIT Technology Review)
4. The Canadian Photonic Industry Consortium is leading a National Action Plan to help seize the commercial opportunity
Silicon photonics national action plan develops in Canada (Laser Focus World)
5. A European consortium has funding for a project in silicon photonics to build a supply chain and speed up industrialization of the technology.
CEA-Leti to coordinate four-year EC silicon-photonics commercialization project (Laser Focus World)