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Luxtera’s new optical engine chip-set for the HPC and data center markets uses mainstream SOI-CMOS photonics fabrication processes

Posted on April 4, 2011
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Luxtera’s new optical engine chip-set for the HPC and data center markets uses mainstream SOI-CMOS photonics fabrication processes (foundry: Freescale). It delivers on-chip waveguide level modulation and photo-detection, along with associated electronics, and supports four fully-integrated 14 Gbps opto-electronic transceiver channels on a single CMOS chip.