Bringing Silicon Photonic Technology to the Forefront

Explore the future of Silicon Photonics at the intersection of AI and semiconductor technology in this webinar, focusing on scaling challenges and manufacturing integration with semiconductor fabs. Join us as industry leaders delve into the critical role of optical interconnects in enhancing data rates and reducing energy consumption across data centers and GPU providers.

August 13, 2024
2:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM CT / 11:00 AM PT / 7:00 PM GMT

Duration: 1 hour
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Silicon photonics has reached an inflection point, especially as AI is at the forefront. Its success depends on the promise that it’s a semiconductor technology, capable of scaling to semiconductor fabs quantities. This webinar looks to address the manufacturing plans of Photonic ICs by semiconductor fabs and how the photonics industry can transfer its processes to the semiconductor industry.

The speaker will discuss the challenge facing data centers, foundries, and GPU providers to use optics and optical interconnects to improve data rates, while significantly lower energy use and latency. He will also discuss the key market applications where the success of silicon photonics can make a meaningful difference.


Dr. Anthony Yu
Vice President of the Silicon Photonics Product Management

Dr. Anthony J. Yu is Vice President of the Silicon Photonics Product Management organization at GLOBALFOUNDRIES (GF), where he is responsible for providing differentiated silicon photonic manufacturing services and solutions to clients across multiple industries. Prior to this role, Dr. Yu was Vice President of GF’s Computing and Wired Infrastructure Business Unit. Before joining GF, he held multiple executive positions at IBM, including Vice President of Semiconductor Technology for Engineering and Technology Services.

Yu earned his BS in Physical Chemistry from the University of California-Berkeley and his PhD in Physical Chemistry / Materials Science from Cornell University.

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