Chip companies try to secure money from the European Chips Act
Major European chipmakers specializing in photonic chip production are asking for about 4 billion euros in subsidies. Only in this way would Europe be able to compete with the chip offerings of Asia and America, a position that the EU is hugely keen on. Chipmakers in the region at least seem to bel... Read more
Intel announces breakthrough in silicon photonics
Intel announced a significant advancement in silicon photonics, making way for a better, faster network between computer processors.
Silicon photonics can be best defined as the pairing of semiconductor lasers with silicon integrated circuits. These photonics enable swift data transfers over lon... Read more
OpenLight unveils technology for first open-silicon photonics platform
OpenLight, a relatively newer company, launched the world’s very first open-silicon photonic platform with integrated lasers.
OpenLight – a company drawn out of “Juniper Networks” and managed by “Synopsys” – launches the very first silicon photonics platform utilized by chip design... Read more
The Netherlands invests 470 million euros in chip manufacturing
PhotonDelta is receiving a 1.1 billion euro investment to make The Netherlands a front runner in the field of photonic chips.
About half of the investment (470 million euros) is financed by the Dutch government. The rest stems from PhotonDelta's partners.
The Dutch government wants to positio... Read more
Cisco acquires network chip manufacturer Luxtera for 660 million dollars
Cisco is down $660 million to take over Luxtera Inc. The Californian manufacturer supplies chips specifically for high-speed optical networks. The deal is announced a week after it leaked that the two companies were in talks for the takeover.
This means that Cisco wins from other companies, includi... Read more